Tag Archives: Indian Peaks Wilderness

Blue Lake Moon

Most summers we attempt, or at least talk up attempting, a night ascent of Mt. Audubon.  Some years, it’s amazing and beautiful.  Some years, it’s horrific type-3 fun. The 2015 edition looked good in weather forecast, but less good in … Continue reading

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Once More Into the Wind

I’m becoming a creature of habit.  Every season I have some big goal toward the end of the summer and then spend a while blissfully relaxing and enjoying my sense of accomplishment.  Then, every season, I get antsy for some … Continue reading

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Mt. Audubon in a New Light

I haven’t climbed Mt. Audubon since, gosh, was it really 2007?  This is a shame.  It’s a big, easy mountain, with easy access, spectacular surroundings, and great views and trails most of the way up; it’s a popular mountain for … Continue reading

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Terra Incognita, or the Pawnee-Buchanan Loop

It seemed prudent to park at the farther trailhead and get the 0.7 miles of road running over early. Somehow I knew that after a long day running in the mountains (and you can put quotes around ‘running’ if you … Continue reading

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