Pennsylvania Mountain (13,006′) Attempt | Colorado | 02/01/20

Pennsylvania Mountain (13,006') Attempt | CO Rank: 635/637 Mosquito Range | Pike National Forest | Fairplay, CO 02/01/20 | 1.9 miles | 370' gain | Class 1 Rats, another day foiled by weather. I've been having the worst luck lately and it's become extremely demoralizing. Here's hoping that things turn around this spring & summer! …

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Palisade Mountain (8,264′) Attempt | Colorado | 01/27/20

Palisade Mountain (8,264') Attempt | Roosevelt National Forest Drake, CO | 01/27/20| 2.19 miles | 541' gain I had a free afternoon for a quick hike with my friend Tori and since weather was supposed to be okay (cloudy but no wind or snow) we opted to try an easy local scramble above Loveland. Palisade …

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Devil’s Backbone Extended Loop | Colorado | 01/26/20

Devil's Backbone Extended Loop | Larimer County Open Space Loveland, CO | 01/26/20| 7.37 miles | 786' gain I decided that it'd be a good idea to do two longer hikes two days in a row. (Spoiler alert: this hurt my feet.) But beautiful weather in January isn't always easy to come by, and I …

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Bear Peak (8,459′) and South Boulder Peak (8,549′) | Colorado | 01/18/20

Bear Peak (8,459') and South Boulder Peak (8,549') | Boulder Open Space & Mountain Parks Boulder, CO | 01/18/20| 6.83 miles | 1,392' gain There are a handful of peaks above Boulder that are commonly climbed. I'd climbed all 5 within the past few years, but my friend Allie wanted to catch up and snag …

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