Meyers Homestead & Josie Heath Trails | Colorado | 09/26/20

Meyers Homestead & Josie Heath Trails | Walker Ranch Open Space Boulder, CO | 09/26/20 | 7.41 miles | 1,046' gain MG: Meyers Gulch Trailhead, WR: Walker Ranch Loop Trailhead This was not our planned hike. We intended on using one of our precious few fall weekends to drive down to St. Elmo and climb …

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Heil Valley Ranch: Schoolhouse & Overland Loops | Colorado | 09/10/20

Schoolhouse & Overland Loops | Heil Valley Ranch Park Boulder, CO | 09/10/20 | 4.03 miles | 305' gain (M) - Main Trailhead, (C) - Corral Trailhead We'd just gotten our first winter storm and although I wasn't at all ready for the snow and cold, I wanted to get out for a quick Thursday …

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Mount Elbert (14,443′) Attempt & Scouting for Elk Hunting | Colorado | 06/13/20-06/14/20

Mount Elbert (14,443') Attempt | CO Rank: 1/53 Sawatch Range | San Isabel National Forest | Twin Lakes, CO 06/13/20 | 7.48 miles | 2,177' gain | Class 1 For my husband Kyle's birthday weekend, we (mostly me) decided to climb a 14er. Not just any 14er, but the tallest one in Colorado, Mount Elbert! …

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RMNP: June Mini-Hikes | Colorado | 06/04/20

On the first day of Rocky Mountain National Park's (RMNP) new reservation system, I decided to leave work early and check it out for myself. Hundreds of tickets were still available so I had no trouble purchasing one. (Only $2 for me since I have an annual pass.) The National Park had opened a few …

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