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Broken Halo

It goes without saying in Colorado that mountains are only interesting once they reach 14,000′ in elevation. If you take a boring old 13,999-foot-tall pile of rocks and stack on a few more, well, just watch what happens! Boom! The … Continue reading

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Fourth Time’s the Charm on Pagoda

My luck with Pagoda Mountain has been unusually bad. It’s not that Pagoda is anything unusually difficult or extraordinary; it’s a high peak in RMNP sandwiched between the much higher Longs Peak and Chiefshead. I’ve attempted Pagoda three different times … Continue reading

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Mt. Elbert, or “Where did I put my 14er tick list?”

Climbing 14ers in Colorado is a big deal and I enthusiastically caught the bug shortly after moving here eleven years ago.  From my first laughable attempts to wiser, more sophisticated epics, it was a good time.  I motored my way … Continue reading

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