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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Mount Buckskin (13,865′) & Loveland Mountain (13,692′) | Colorado | 08/15/19

Mount Buckskin (13,865') | CO Rank: 76/637 Loveland Mountain (13,692') | CO Rank: Unranked via Kite Lake | Mosquito Range | Pike National Forest | Alma, CO 08/15/19 | 4.86 miles | 2,420' gain | Class 2 What to do on a Thursday? Oh yeah, solo summit snaggin'! (Technically, Bob the blue heeler was with me, …

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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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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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