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...
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.
Exploring the valleys and summits of the Sangre de Cristos, this time up to Macey Lakes and Colony Baldy.
A big lolloipop loop around Cronin Peak with several bicentennial 13ers and lots of time high on ridges.
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.
It’s become a bit of a tradition for us to escape the July 4th crowds in town and go explore the Sangres.
Anchoring the north end of the long, narrow Sangre de Cristo mountain range lies Cottonwood Peak, 13,588 ft. a bicentennial best accessed via a rough jeep road that climbs high into Cloverdale Basin by the Cloverdale Mine.
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