In 2016 I finished Nolan’s 14 in 55:37 following the route north from Mt Shavano to Mt Massive, a near 100 mile course that climbs 14 14ers along the way.
Looking for a moderate distance trail run that gets you up into the high alpine? Do you prefer loops to out-and-backs, so that you don’t have to travel along the same trail in both directions?
Christy and I went to Twin Lakes to run Mount Elbert last weekend, a favorite outing of ours and a pretty novel running experience considering it’s the tallest mountain in the state.
The last ski days of the 2011 spring season in Aspen, including the southwest face of South Maroon and Independence Pass.
Route: Box Creek Cirque Team: Ted, Sean Shean In late spring of 2011, Sean Shean and I skied the Box Creek Cirque on Mount Elbert. This was my final ski day of the 2011 spring season, and the second time I had skied Mount Elbert. By this late in the season, the summer trail is mostly dry. We hiked the route from the South Elbert trailhead in our running shoes,...
One of the best things about having some big goals on the horizon is getting prepared. Friday evening we went up to Turkey Rock for an easy two pitches of rock climbing. The next morning, we headed over the pass towards Twin Lakes to Monitor Rock where we had a climb of the 'Trooper Traverse' planned. At 5 pitches in length and with a crux difficulty rating of 5.8 it was...
Route: Box Creek Cirque Team: Christy, Ted, Dirk Bockelmann With a perfect weather forecast for the next few days, Christy and I went directly from Mt. Bierstadt to Mt. Elbert. We met up with Dirk and Sable at the Mt. Elbert trailhead, near the Lakeview Campground. Some comfy car camping with a big fire made for an easy night and following morning. We were up and out of camp around...
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