Tag Archives: Ouzel Falls

A Proper Mountain Run

Normally, winter comes to the Colorado high country like a door slamming.  But not this year (or at least not yet this year).  It’s early November and highs are still in the 50s in the mountains there’s hardly a hint … Continue reading

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Tanima Peak and Boulder Grand Pass

One month ago I was having abdominal surgery in a foreign hospital fretting about, among other things, that I wouldn’t get to enjoy Colorado’s brief but energetic summer.  Today I made the first sizable down payment on summer fun.  It … Continue reading

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Nine Lakes and a Summit

Worst case scenario: just run back out the way I went in.  Admittedly, having to see the same set of gorgeous alpine and subalpine lakes twice doesn’t constitute much of a worst case, but there were more compelling options to … Continue reading

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