The weather was forecasted to be pretty nice. I wasn’t going to be skiing for while. A mid-winter break to the desert just felt like the right thing to do.
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Life can be hard on our bodies. Adventuring in the mountains, even more so. After years of tackling all sorts of challenges on foot, ski, and bike, in all seasons of the year, it shouldn’t have come as a surprise to learn that I had worn out one of my joints. I had my left hip replaced back in December.
A 50 mile mountain bike loop around Arizona’s tallest mountain, Mount Humphrey’s.
The S Ridge on the west side of Snowmass Mountain might be our favorite route on that 14er.
A super-fun long ridge scramble in the Upper Fryingpan Valley.
A Fourth of July in isolation (hiding out) from the holiday crowds, up at Cotton Lake in the Sangre de Cristos.
Looking out at Rito Alto Lake. Most Coloradans know the Sangre de Cristo Mountains for the eight 14ers that reside within them. Sure, those summits are dramatic and any adventure in to see them is worthwhile. But if you look beyond that part of the range, you’ll see dozens of other valleys and lakes to explore, and seemingly countless 13,000 foot summits that are seldom visited. We recently took the...
Bard Peak is a Front Range 13er that we had never heard of, and to our surprise was a really sweet ski descent.
A 2020 spring trip in to ski the East Face of “Siberia Peak” deep in the Elk Mountains
The East Face of Conundrum Peak, a great option for skiing this Aspen area 14er.
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