Ralph Price Reservoir | Colorado | 10/13/19

  Ralph Price Reservoir | Roosevelt National Forest Lyons, CO | 10/13/19 | 5.66 miles | 951' gain On AllTrails, this one is called Button Rock Dam via Sleepy Lion Trail. The dam, while quite large, isn't (at least in my opinion) the most interesting part about this hike, and the Sleepy Lion Trail is …

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West Spanish Peak (13,626′) | Colorado | 10/12/19

  West Spanish Peak (13,626') | CO Rank: 183/637 Sangre de Cristo Range | San Isabel National Forest | La Veta, CO 10/12/19 | 7.46 miles | 2,655' gain | Class 2 West Spanish Peak was Allie's and my last snow-free summit of 2019. And to make it even more special, it was my very first …

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Winfield Peak (13,077′) and Virginia Peak (13,088′) | Colorado | 09/21/19

  Winfield Peak (13,077') | CO Rank: Unranked Virginia Peak (13,088') | CO Rank: 579/637 Sawatch Range | San Isabel National Forest | Granite, CO 09/21/19 | 7.78 miles | 2,894' gain | Class 2 What can I say about this trip that Allie didn't already say in her wonderful report? Oh yeah, it sucked. Well …

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Berrian Mountain (9,151′) | Colorado | 09/11/19

  Berrian Mountain (9,151') | Berrian Mountain Park Evergreen, CO | 09/11/19 | 3.79 miles | 1,091' gain While it may seem like I either always hike alone or with the same few friends, I do occasionally take a chance on someone new. Not only do I follow hiking blogs on WordPress, but I am …

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Colorado Trail: Segment 7 | Colorado | 08/31/19

  Colorado Trail: Segment 7 | White River National Forest Breckenridge to Copper Mountain, CO | 08/31/19 | 13.78 miles | 3,760 gain I was finally ready to get back on the CT after more than 2 years. (Read about our 2017 journey on Segments 1-6 here.) Our intention for the 3-day Labor Day Weekend …

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