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Gore Range #5: Mesa Cortina to Willow and Salmon Lakes

Once again, the summer is flying past and my moderate (compared to previous years) recreation goals are looming.  But big stupid runs in the mountains require some training time and it’s already mid-July!  Instead of getting out for some moderate, … Continue reading

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Red in Peak and Claw

I’ve been fascinated with the Gore Range ever since… well, forever really, whether I knew it or not.  It’s hidden in plain sight from I-70, Vail, and much of Summit County, but there are no 14ers or popular trailheads in … Continue reading

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Aesthetics Over Athletics

It’s no secret that I have an unhealthy fascination with the Gore Range.  How could I not?  It’s jagged, lush, unknown to 90% of the hiking community (since it contains no 14ers), doesn’t appear on maps except at their very … Continue reading

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