Monthly Archives: October 2012

Quoth the raven

Last weekend, I picked up a few 8000-foot peaks near Bailey, near and including Redskin Mountain.  The weather was nice and the hiking was mostly decent. Advertisements

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Behind the weather

I waited out the minor storm from this post.  In fact, I had to use the radar map to wait out the last of the lingering rain showers in Boulder before driving up into the foothills for what was to … Continue reading

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Ahead of the weather

Okay, starting to get a little behind here.  This one was more than a week ago, an afternoon of hiking in Golden Gate Canyon State Park.  Well worth the $7.

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Eagle cliffs, emeralds, and elk butts, oh my!

The weather was a little sketchy on Saturday, but quite nice on Sunday for two peaks within Rocky Mountain National Park.  My entrance is effectively free now that I’ve used my annual pass more than 2 times.

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Prospect’s good

Prospect Mountain is a prominent landmark a mile south of Estes Park.  It’s private property, but apparently there’s a public easement for an old trail up the south side, in addition to a seasonal tramway on the north side that … Continue reading

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