Pennsylvania Mountain (13,006′) | Colorado | 05/03/20

Pennsylvania Mountain (13,006') | CO Rank: 635/637 Mosquito Range | Pike National Forest | Fairplay, CO 05/03/20 | 5.47 miles | 1,606' gain | Class 1 Pennsylvania Mountain is in the running to be the easiest 13er in Colorado, so the number of tries it took me to actually summit falls into the "embarrassing" category. …

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North Sterling State Park Mini-Hikes | Colorado | 04/18/20

  Balanced Rock Trail | North Sterling State Park Sterling, CO | 04/18/20| 0.34 miles | 45' gain The goal was to find a place to hike with as few people as possible (due to coronavirus). Heading east (the opposite direction of the mountains) is a surefire way to avoid anything that could even resemble …

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Pinewood Reservoir County Park | Colorado | 04/07/20

  Besant Point Trail | Pinewood Reservoir County Park Loveland, CO | 04/07/20| 3.53 miles | 167' gain Another short & easy hike with Kyle. We visited Pinewood Reservoir on a Tuesday to avoid the crowds. Due to the lockdown, we did see more people than I'd assume visit on a normal Tuesday, but we …

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Horsetooth Reservoir County Park | Colorado | 04/05/20 & 04/19/20

Foothills Trail: North Half | Horsetooth Reservoir County Park Fort Collins, CO | 04/05/20| 3.56 miles | 845' gain The 7.2 mile Foothills Trail runs through a number of parks and open spaces along the east side of Horsetooth Reservoir. We had previously done the northernmost section at Reservoir Ridge Natural Area. Heading south, the …

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