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James Peak Skimo Rematch

Back in the day when my quiver of skis was a lot more barren than it is today, I thought it would be a grand idea to skin up and ski down James Peak.  It turned out okay and was … Continue reading

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James Peak via Rollins Tunnel and Heart Lake

It’s hard to be a runner in the dog-days of August.  The only ways to beat the heat are to get up early before work or to go up high.  Michele was visiting from the “pancake-land” of Cambridge (the real … Continue reading

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What Passes For Winter Around Here

What do you do when it’s the height of winter but there’s no snow?  You climb mountains the old-fashioned way: on foot. Scott and I got an unintentionally pre-dawn start and hiked the easy, mostly snow-free two miles to Loch … Continue reading

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James Peak Superstar

What’s the buzz? Tell me what’s a happening? What’s the buzz? Tell me what’s a happening? It’s been a long time since I did a big, committing, technical alpine route. Time for that to change! I’d wanted to tackle the … Continue reading

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Skiing James Peak

I’ve been in Colorado for almost six years now which, no matter how you slice it, is a long time. These days, if I want to do something new and different, it usually involves either something very obscure, something far … Continue reading

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