Vindicator Valley Loop | Colorado | 07/24/19

Cripple Creek Gold Mine Overlook Cripple Creek, CO | 07/24/19 After a fun morning hike to Devil's Head Lookout, we made our way down to our next hike, Vindicator Valley. On the way, we stopped at a mine overlook. I was surprised to see that the overlook platform was constructed from an old haul truck …

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Horseshoe Mountain (13,898′) & Peerless Mountain (13,348′) | Colorado | 07/14/19

Horseshoe Mountain (13,898') | CO Rank: 72/637 Peerless Mountain (13,348') | CO Rank: Unranked Silver Horseshoe Drive | Mosquito Range | Pike National Forest | Fairplay, CO 07/14/19 | 6.93 miles | 2,313' gain | Class 1 After posting my Gray Wolf Mountain trip report on 14ers.com (I copied and pasted my blog post there), I …

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Tigger Peak (13,300′) | Colorado | 07/07/19

 Tigger Peak (13,300') | Sawatch Range | CO Rank: Unranked Mt. Princeton Road | San Isabel National Forest | Buena Vista, CO 07/07/19 | 4.96 miles | 2,194' gain | Class 2 To be quite honest with you, we had intended on summiting not only Tigger Peak, but it's more prominent neighbor, Mount Princeton (14,197'). They …

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

Gray Wolf Mountain (13,602')  | Front Range | CO Rank: 190/637 Summit Lake Trailhead | Arapahoe National Forest & 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 …

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