Mount Oklahoma (13,845′) | Colorado | 07/18/20

Mount Oklahoma (13,845') | CO Rank: 85/637 Sawatch Range | Mount Massive Wilderness | Leadville, CO 07/18/20 | 8.23 miles | 3,405' | Class 2 Finally our schedules all aligned and Allie, Tori, and I set out to climb a 13er together (instead of me hiking with each of them separately). Allie picked Mount Oklahoma, …

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Mount Elbert (14,443′) Attempt & Scouting for Elk Hunting | Colorado | 06/13/20-06/14/20

Mount Elbert (14,443') Attempt | CO Rank: 1/53 Sawatch Range | San Isabel National Forest | Twin Lakes, CO 06/13/20 | 7.48 miles | 2,177' gain | Class 1 For my husband Kyle's birthday weekend, we (mostly me) decided to climb a 14er. Not just any 14er, but the tallest one in Colorado, Mount Elbert! …

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West Spanish Peak (13,626′) | Colorado | 10/12/19

West Spanish Peak (13,626') | CO Rank: 183/637 Sangre de Cristo Range | San Isabel National Forest | La Veta, CO 10/12/19 | 7.46 miles | 2,655' gain | Class 2 West Spanish Peak was Allie's and my last snow-free summit of 2019. And to make it even more special, it was my very first peak …

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Winfield Peak (13,077′) and Virginia Peak (13,088′) | Colorado | 09/21/19

Winfield Peak (13,077') | CO Rank: Unranked Virginia Peak (13,088') | CO Rank: 579/637 Sawatch Range | San Isabel National Forest | Granite, CO 09/21/19 | 7.78 miles | 2,894' gain | Class 2 What can I say about this trip that Allie didn't already say in her wonderful report? Oh yeah, it sucked. Well let's …

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

 Tigger Peak (13,300') | CO Rank: Unranked Sawatch Range | 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 are commonly done …

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