Lake Dorothy | Colorado | 09/29/19

Lake Dorothy | Indian Peaks Wilderness Nederland, CO | 09/29/19 | 7.64 miles | 1,976' gain Winter has arrived in Colorado after what I imagine was the shortest summer in history. A multi-day winter storm has kept me indoors, but I guess that just gives me a chance to reminisce about warmer days and finish …

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Homestead Meadows: Irvin Homestead | Colorado | 08/05/19

Irvin Homestead via Lion Gulch Trail | Roosevelt National Forest Estes Park, CO | 08/05/19 | 10.64 miles | 1,970' gain Homestead Meadows is one of those places that you can return to again and again, and find something new each time. A network of trails leads to various homesteads, both near and far. This …

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Triangle Mountain (8,415′) | Colorado | 04/20/19

Triangle Mountain  (8,415') | Roosevelt National Forest Glen Haven, CO | 04/20/19 | 2.97 miles | 1,355' gain It's been a hectic few weeks. A family member went missing (thankfully they're now home safe) and then I had a headache that has lasted for 5 days (unfortunately it's not going away so I've made a …

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Crosier Mountain (9,233′) | Colorado | 04/07/19

Crosier Mountain (9,233') | Roosevelt National Forest Glen Haven, CO | 04/07/19 | 7.86 miles | 2,420' gain Earlier this year, Kyle and I attempted to climb Crosier Mountain but turned around at Table Rock when we noticed that our dog Bob's leg was bleeding. So I was eager to get back and finish what …

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Greyrock Mountain (7,625′) | Colorado | 03/24/19

Greyrock Mountain (7,625') | Roosevelt National Forest Laporte, CO | 03/24/19 | 6.64 miles | 1,966' gain Some friends and I decided to hike up Greyrock Mountain yesterday. We got a little bit of a late start but even so, had no trouble finding a parking spot in the main lot across the road from …

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Storm Mountain (9,918′) | Colorado | 03/01/19

Storm Mountain (9,918') | Roosevelt National Forest Drake, CO | 03/01/19 | 5.27 miles | 1,382' gain There are storms coming in this weekend. Big storms. Some areas of the mountains are expecting FEET of snow. In Greeley, where I live, we might get 6 inches or so. But after each storm, it takes time …

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