Mount Edwards (13,850′) and McClellan Mountain (13,587′) | Colorado | 09/19/20

Mount Edwards (13,850') | CO Rank: 83/637 McClellan Mountain (13,587') | CO Rank: Unranked Front Range | Arapaho National Forest | Georgetown, CO 09/19/20 | 5.21 miles | 2,488' gain | Class 2 This is likely the shortest and easiest way to summit Mount Edwards and McClellan Mountain. Tori and I drove the Tacoma up …

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Crystal Peak A (13,852′) | Colorado | 08/15/20

Crystal Peak A (13,852') | CO Rank: 82/637 Tenmile Range | Arapaho National Forest | Breckenridge, CO 08/15/20 | 5.22 miles | 1,956' gain | Class 2 The summer of 2020 was a particularly bad wildfire season in Colorado with the three biggest wildfires in the state's history all occurring within just a few months. …

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Colorado Mines Peak (12,493′) | Colorado | 05/30/20

Colorado Mines Peak (12,493') | Arapaho National Forest Empire, CO | 05/30/20 | 4.38 miles | 1,181' gain I've attempted Colorado Mines Peak more times than I'd care to admit. Somehow I always end up going when there's feet of snow and for some reason, I never bring my snowshoes. (Not my proudest of moments.) …

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Kelso Mountain (13,164′) | Colorado | 10/19/19

Kelso Mountain (13,164') | CO Rank: 510/637 Front Range | Arapaho National Forest | Georgetown, CO 10/19/19 | 5.02 miles | 1,969' gain | Class 2 Allie and I had been talking about climbing Kelso Mountain for a long time and we finally had an opportunity right before a big snowstorm blew in! We both had …

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4-Wheeling Leavenworth Creek Road | Colorado | 07/28/19

Leavenworth Creek Road | Arapaho National Forest Georgetown, CO | 07/28/19 After our overnight trip to the San Luis Valley, I was looking forward to a few easier days to allow myself to rest up and get ready for a 2-night trip to Ouray. Now that it was the weekend, Kyle had off work and …

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Gray Wolf Mountain (13,602′) | Colorado | 06/29/19

Gray Wolf Mountain (13,602')  | CO Rank: 190/637 Front Range | Mount Evans Wilderness | Idaho Springs, CO 06/29/19 | 5.10 miles | 2,188' gain | Class 2 FINALLY! It has been a long time coming this year with the large amount of snow we've had, but I FINALLY made it up a 13er, and …

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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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