A couple of days of hiking and running adventures in the northern Weminuche Wilderness, to Vestal Basin, Elk Creek, and the Whitehead Trail.
A post from our recent trip to the Weminuche, to climb White Dome, Peak One, and Hunchback Mountain.
We finally made a trip to ski U.S. Grant Peak down in the San Juans up in Ice Lakes Basin.
I recently completed my 10th Hardrock 100, finishing in 29 hours and 26 minutes which was fast enough for 7th place. That comes to 1000 miles I’ve run on the ultra-marathon course in the San Juans.
Niagara Peak, #101 on the list of Colorado summits, has a really good north facing ski route.
An early May ski descent of Cirque Mountain, 13,686 ft. in the Sneffels Range of the San Juans.
A trip to the Weminuche Wilderness to climb the 13ers Mount Oso and Mount Nebo via Hunchback Pass, Vallecito Creek, Nebo Creek and Rock Lake.
At the top of Dives-Little Giant, the first climb of the Hardrock 100 race course. (photo:Joey Schrichte) If there’s one thing I have figured out after nine finishes at the Hardrock 100, it’s that you should never go into it thinking you’ve actually got it figured out. Train all you want, manage as many details as you think you can, but be ready for some curveballs on race day, and...
Nearing the top of the first climb. The San Juan Solstice 50 miler took place last weekend in the quiet mountain town of Lake City. We’ve always loved this hilly course in the northeast San Juan Mountains. One or both of us have run this race for most of the past ten years. It’s become an annual summer kickoff event for us. This year was as nice as ever, it...
We skied Golden Horn, 13,780 ft. last weekend, down in the stunning Ice Lakes Basin area of the San Juans. The valley is a favorite of ours, in the summer months it’s all about the wildflowers, alpine lakes and scrambles on high 13ers.
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