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Pwned on Pawnee-Buchanan

The Pawnee-Buchanan Loop in the Indian Peaks Wilderness is a classic of Front Range mountain running: a 25-plus mile loop with 6000-plus feet of gain, crossing the Continental Divide twice, past three large lakes, numerous waterfalls, and gazillions of wildflowers.  … Continue reading

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Backpacking with the Sub-dude

Back in the day, I used to go backpacking quite a lot.  Even though Joe is not-quite-six, it’s important that he start learning some of his cultural heritage and get a sense of who his dad was back in his … Continue reading

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Brainard Fall Classic

Jim is a little obsessed with Longs Peak.  Granted, there are worse mountains to be smitten with, but every time he comes out here from the midwest, he jaunts up Longs.  Or sometimes Pikes Peak, but usually Longs.  This visit, … Continue reading

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North Longs Peak Trail

Plan A was pretty admittedly ambitious for an off-season: run to the farthest reaches of Glacier Gorge, scramble up the Pagoda-Keyboard Couloir, tag Pagoda Mountain, then “descend” via Longs Peak, the Keyhole, and the North Longs Peak Trail back to … Continue reading

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