Spruce Mountain (7,605′) | Colorado | 11/15/19

Spruce Mountain (7,605') | Douglas County Open Space Larkspur, CO | 11/15/19 | 5.54 miles | 565' gain | Class 1 Last Friday I met up with Diana for a hike. Diana and I actually met on WordPress, but this was our first time meeting in person. (And if you don't follow Diana's blog, you …

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Goat Mountain (7,797′) Attempt | Colorado | 06/09/19

Goat Mountain (7,797') Attempt | Waterton Canyon Trailhead | Chatfield State Park Littleton, CO | 06/09/19 | 7.40 miles | 1,595' gain | Class 2 I hate Goat Mountain. I say I hate it, and yet something keeps pulling me back. On paper, the hike doesn't seem terribly difficult (and in reality it isn't either) …

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Chief Mountain (11,709′) | Colorado | 05/18/19

Chief Mountain (11,709') | Chief Mountain Trailhead | Arapahoe National Forest Idaho Springs, CO | 05/18/19 | 3.36 miles | 1,043' gain | Class 2 We had time Saturday for just a short hike so I picked Chief Mountain. I'd actually done this hike a few years ago with a women's hiking group, but was …

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Triangle Mountain (8,415′) | Colorado | 04/20/19

Triangle Mountain  (8,415') | Triangle Mountain Trailhead | Roosevelt National Forest Glen Haven, CO | 04/20/19 | 2.97 miles | 1,355' gain | Class 2 It's been a hectic few weeks. A family member went missing (thankfully they're now home safe) and then I had a headache that has lasted for 5 days (unfortunately it's …

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