Dyer Mountain (13,855′), Gemini Peak (13,951′), and Mount Sherman (14,036′) | Colorado | 07/30/20

Dyer Mountain (13,855') | CO Rank: 81/637 Gemini Peak (13,951') | CO Rank: Unranked Mount Sherman (14,036') | CO Rank: 45/637 Mosquito Range | Pike National Forest | Fairplay, CO 07/30/20 | 6.45 miles | 2,833' gain | Class 2 I hadn't successfully climbed a 14er since September of 2018. I'd attempted at least five …

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Kuss Peak (13,548′), Mosquito Peak (13,781′), and Treasurevault Mountain (13,701′) | Colorado | 07/10/20

Kuss Peak (13,548') | CO Rank: Unranked Mosquito Peak (13,781') | CO Rank: 115/637 Treasurevault Mountain (13,701') | Unranked Mosquito Range | Pike National Forest | Alma, CO 07/10/20 | 8.25 miles | 2,818' gain | Class 2 I really needed to climb a mountain. After yet another failed 14er attempt the weekend before, I …

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Pennsylvania Mountain (13,006′) | Colorado | 05/03/20

Pennsylvania Mountain (13,006') | CO Rank: 635/637 Mosquito Range | Pike National Forest | Fairplay, CO 05/03/20 | 5.47 miles | 1,606' gain | Class 1 Pennsylvania Mountain is in the running to be the easiest 13er in Colorado, so the number of tries it took me to actually summit falls into the "embarrassing" category. …

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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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Colorado Trail: Segments 1-6 | Colorado | 07/24/17-08/02/17

In the summer of 2017, Kyle and I set out on the adventure of a lifetime. We intended to thru-hike the entirety of the Colorado Trail from Denver to Durango (485 miles). We spent nearly a year beforehand planning the logistics and purchasing gear. Somehow we were both able to get 6 weeks off work, …

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