Tag Archives: Rollins Tunnel

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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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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Steep Powder at Arapaho Lakes

East Portal has become my personal winter benchmark as an outdoorsperson.  I’ve been here a dozen times, all but once in the winter, and have been profoundly lost, blissfully found, and varying degrees of everything in between.  I bought a … Continue reading

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