Colorado, Hiking, United States

Colorado Hiked: Round Mountain National Recreation Trail

May 28, 2022 There is an adage in cycling - "It never gets easier, you just go faster." This means that something will always feel hard, but you get stronger and are able to ride it faster. As I was plodding up the Round Mountain National Recreation Trail, I realized the adage also applies to… Continue reading Colorado Hiked: Round Mountain National Recreation Trail

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Colorado Hiked: Cupid and Grizzly Peak D

June 4, 2022 With twelve 14,000 feet peaks under my belt, I oddly enough had not been to the top of a 13,000 foot peak (or "13er). Colorado mountain climbers can be funny like that... so with some approaching mountaineering and climbing trips, I decided an early June morning was the perfect time to finally… Continue reading Colorado Hiked: Cupid and Grizzly Peak D

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Colorado Hiked: Mount Sherman, Gemini Peak, & Mount Sheridan

What else was I suppose to do on a paid local holiday off of work? Climb mountains, naturally! Since I've spent 2022 getting into true hiking shape, I wanted to tick off some Colorado 14ers (mountains above 14,000 feet/4267 meters) this summer. Unfortunately most 14ers take quite the driving commitment for me from Cheyenne, and… Continue reading Colorado Hiked: Mount Sherman, Gemini Peak, & Mount Sheridan

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Colorado Hiked: Twin Sisters Peaks

I am a bit of a planner, what can I say? After fretting over mountain-forecast.com for the past week, I was really at a loss of what to do when the weekend neared. The ridiculously windy spring had continued in northern Colorado and southern Wyoming. Needing a final training hike to "cram prepare" for Mount… Continue reading Colorado Hiked: Twin Sisters Peaks

Colorado, Hiking, United States

Colorado Hiked: Crosier Mountain

"The weather sucks, let's hike" I told my very best bicycle friend, Tom, in a text message. With a ridiculously windy spring shaping up in Colorado and Wyoming, I was seeking out other ways to stay active, and most importantly, to still get outdoors despite the daily hurricanes that were occurring. Tom, being new to… Continue reading Colorado Hiked: Crosier Mountain