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August 2013 in Colorado, Part IV – To kilopeak

To finish off the Colorado trip, I needed three peaks to reach a lifetime total of 1000 peaks.  Advertisements

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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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Above timberline in Rocky Mountain National Park

Even when I lived here for real, I didn’t spend much time up in Rocky Mountain National Park.  It’s crowded on any nice weekend unless you’re really planning on a big effort to get away from it all into the … Continue reading

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July 2011 in Colorado, Part IV

(Note: This is a “retro report” actually posted in August 2011 but given a date corresponding to the trip date for site organizational purposes.) My final “major” hiking day on this trip was headlined by Gravel Mountain, a peak in … Continue reading

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July 2011 in Colorado, Part III

(Note: This is a “retro report” actually posted in August 2011 but given a date corresponding to the trip date for site organizational purposes.) Once in northern Colorado, I was focusing mainly on peaks in Grand County.  Elk Mountain is … Continue reading

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July 2011 in Colorado, Part II

(Note: This is a “retro report” actually posted in August 2011 but given a post date corresponding to the trip date for site organizational purposes.) After a day of moderately uninteresting hiking, I headed north and the weather was good … Continue reading

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