Category Archives: hiking

Blackjack, and 21 types of wildflowers (almost)

Okaaaaaay….I guess this blog has been neglected long enough. I hope to eventually post some of the hikes I’ve been doing this year, but at least this one will be current. Advertisements

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Summer 2013 Colorado retro reports

As described on the Retro Reports info page, I plan to incorporate hiking trips from the past along with current hikes, and will backdate the reports so they can be organized by actual hike dates. However, I plan to write … Continue reading

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Double double, toil and Trumbull

I’m back!  I’ve been doing some hiking, but haven’t been posting for a variety of reasons.  I’ll try to fill in some of the previous trips, but most recently I decided to go to one of the most remote places … Continue reading

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August 2013 in Colorado, Part III – Peak, James Peak

James Peak is one of the more straightforward 13ers in northern Colorado, but I had never quite managed to climb it yet.  I wanted to use the more remote route from the north to pick up other peaks on the … Continue reading

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August 2013 in Colorado, Part II – Names and No Names

Farther north into Colorado, I did get somewhat better weather and had some storm-free mornings.

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August 2013 in Colorado, Part I – Dodging the monsoon

I was lucky enough to be able to take my 3rd week-ish long vacation during the summer, and finally get back to Colorado. I was hoping to get out of what had been a very heavy monsoon season to that … Continue reading

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