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
05-06-16 – Jacque Peak 05-17-16 – Longs Peak – Keplinger’s Couloir 06-01-16 – Otis Peak 06-08-16 – South Boulder Peak, Bear Peak, Green Mountain 06-19-16 – Savage Peak – Savage Couloir 06-29-16 – Music Mountain 07-13-16 – Extra Credit – Mount Orton Participants: Mat Ballay, Dillon Sarnelli For most of the civilized world this yearContinue reading “May and June’s Greatest Hits – Jacque to Music, and Some Extra Credit”
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.
Normally I try to stick to 2 criteria when writing a trip report: 1) Write about a peak that isn’t well traveled, and 2) if possible, try to keep it timely. Well, I guess I’m throwing protocol out the window on this one. 🙂 That said, if you’re still here, thanks for reading and at the very least you’ll likeContinue reading “An Ohio State Alum and a Penn State Alum Walk Into a Bar – Kelso Ridge”