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Happy in my Suffering Place

By this point, I realize that my dream of a complete traverse of the Gore range is likely just fantasy.  However, there’s still plenty of lesser adventure to be had!  After this year’s batch of angst, indecision, and sleepless map-peeking, … Continue reading

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Humbled Again by the Gore Range

  The Gore Range. At this point I think everyone within a hundred miles of anywhere I’ve been knows of my obsession with them and my plan to, someday, pioneer a traverse from one end of the range to the … Continue reading

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Snow Pass Circuit

My fascination with the Gore Range is well known and has, so far, been well rewarded. It’s a range of jagged mountains in Summit and Eagle Counties less than two hours from the Denver Metro area, yet a lack of … Continue reading

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Gore Range #5: Mesa Cortina to Willow and Salmon Lakes

Once again, the summer is flying past and my moderate (compared to previous years) recreation goals are looming.  But big stupid runs in the mountains require some training time and it’s already mid-July!  Instead of getting out for some moderate, … Continue reading

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Red in Peak and Claw

I’ve been fascinated with the Gore Range ever since… well, forever really, whether I knew it or not.  It’s hidden in plain sight from I-70, Vail, and much of Summit County, but there are no 14ers or popular trailheads in … Continue reading

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Aesthetics Over Athletics

It’s no secret that I have an unhealthy fascination with the Gore Range.  How could I not?  It’s jagged, lush, unknown to 90% of the hiking community (since it contains no 14ers), doesn’t appear on maps except at their very … Continue reading

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