Exploring the Neighborhood – Pagosa Peak

Over the weekend I jumped in the car and headed for the cabin in Pagosa. I didn’t know what the plan would be given the forecast. Didn’t care. Worst case scenario I’d sit in a hammock all weekend, beer in hand, and catch a few sunsets. If I’m being totally honest, I really just wanted to test theContinue reading “Exploring the Neighborhood – Pagosa Peak”

A Dynamic Duo in the Indian Peaks Wilderness – by Doug

A nice write up by Doug on our scramble in the Indian Peaks Wilderness in July. A Dynamic Duo in the IPW – by Doug Peaks: Mount Neva (12,814′), Jasper Peak (12,923′) Date: July 22, 2016 Trailhead: Fourth of July Distance:  10.5 miles Elevation Gain: 3,561 ft. Participants: Doug H, Otina Fox, Dillon Sarnelli

A Return to Chicago Basin

My first trip into Chicago Basin was in the summer of 2013. Back then the objective was simple. Check off Colorado’s 4 most remote 14ers and make it safely back to the train in one piece. By all accounts the weekend was a success, but one thing was certain. I’d be back in the Wemi sooner than later. Over the years that followed I’ve made good on that promise, with each trip a constant reminder that the Weminuche, the granddaddy of all Colorado’s wildernesses, is hands down in a class all by itself.