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Divide By Ben Error

It’s the wonderful time of year when summer is still kind of holding on, but winter is clearly on deck and ready to leap in at any minute.  Whatever great feats were accomplished in the mountains were or weren’t accomplished … Continue reading

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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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