Devil’s Head Fire Lookout (9,748′) | Colorado | 07/24/19

Devil's Head Fire Lookout (9,748') | Pike National Forest Sedalia, CO | 07/24/19 | 3.04 miles | 939' gain Now that my brother's gone back to Wisconsin, I'm trying to get caught up on my blog posts. I have 17 posts in the queue right now, most of which are from our two weeks together, …

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

Goat Mountain (7,797') Attempt | Waterton Canyon Recreation Area Littleton, CO | 06/09/19 | 7.40 miles | 1,595' gain 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) but every time I've tried to …

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

Chief Mountain (11,709') | Arapaho National Forest Idaho Springs, CO | 05/18/19 | 3.36 miles | 1,043' gain 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 excited to do it again. So far …

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

Triangle Mountain  (8,415') | Roosevelt National Forest Glen Haven, CO | 04/20/19 | 2.97 miles | 1,355' gain 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 not going away so I've made a …

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Crosier Mountain (9,233′) | Colorado | 04/07/19

Crosier Mountain (9,233') | Roosevelt National Forest Glen Haven, CO | 04/07/19 | 7.86 miles | 2,420' gain Earlier this year, Kyle and I attempted to climb Crosier Mountain but turned around at Table Rock when we noticed that our dog Bob's leg was bleeding. So I was eager to get back and finish what …

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Kruger Rock (9,355′) | Colorado | 04/05/19

Kruger Rock (9,355') | Hermit Park Open Space Estes Park, CO | 04/05/19 | 3.57 miles | 974' gain Hermit Park Open Space was once a cattle ranch and later a private company retreat, but now is open to the public for hiking, biking, horseback riding, and camping. I had passed this open space numerous …

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Legault Mountain (9,074′) | Colorado | 03/31/19

Legault Mountain (9,074') | Meyer Ranch Park Conifer, CO | 03/31/19 | 5.30 miles | 1,199' gain Legault Mountain is a minor Front Range peak. Although it's visible from US-285, it's not very conspicuous and wouldn't look like much to the average person driving by. Kyle and I discovered this mountain nearly two months ago …

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