Monthly Archives: September 2011

Fourth of July on the First Day of Fall

September is Colorado at its best.  Similarly the region served by the Fourth of July Trailhead is also Colorado at its best.  The two together, well, let’s just say they never disappoint.  I have a soft spot in my heart … Continue reading

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Taylor Made

Taylor Glacier does not disappoint.  Back when I first started doing this sort of thing, I found a list of “classic” snow climbs and Taylor stood out as the steepest of the lot.  I’ve since learned that steepness isn’t everything … Continue reading

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Baby’s first 14er attempt

Joe just turned three and, by Boulder standards, is seriously behind in his mountain climbing.  Several of his little friends have been up three or four fourteeners already!  What a slacker.  But summer’s still hanging on, so we set out … Continue reading

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