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

Chief Mountain (11,709') | Chief Mountain Trailhead | Arapahoe National Forest Idaho Springs, CO | 05/18/19 | 3.36 miles | 1,043' gain | Class 2 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 …

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May Mini-Hikes | Colorado | 05/11/19

Last weekend, after an unsuccessful summit attempt on Pennsylvania Mountain, I spiraled into a depression hole for a little while. What's wrong with me that I have such a hard time summiting these days? Am I really in that bad of shape? I realized that I needed to do something different, and I desperately needed a …

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Pennsylvania Mountain (13,006′) Attempt | Colorado | 05/04/19

Pennsylvania Mountain (13,006') Attempt | Mosquito Range | CO Rank: 635/637 Pika Trailhead | Pike National Forest | Fairplay, CO 05/04/19 | 3.0 miles | 844' gain | Class 2 Kyle and I set off for Pennsylvania Mountain, fully intending on summiting. However, today would not be the day for us. The hike shouldn't have been …

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Green Mountain (6,857′), Rooney, Hayden Loop | Colorado | 05/02/19

Green Mountain (6,857'), Rooney, Hayden Loop | Forsberg Park Trailhead | William F. Hayden Green Mountain Park Lakewood, CO | 05/02/19 | 6.82 miles | 871' gain | Class 1 I unexpectedly have another 4-day weekend, and although Kyle and I have a lot of things to get done, we wanted to get out on …

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