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Thinking about climbing a Colorado 14er? It isn’t easy, but with the right preparation, it’s definitely possible to do. Instead of making the mistakes we’ve all made, check out this list of the top things
When you think of Colorado, you can’t help but imagine the snow-capped peaks of the southern Rocky Mountains. Colorado today is so closely identified with this range, many people don’t know that the Mountains extend
Few things compare to the feeling of accomplishment you get from standing on the top of a fourteener. With more than 50 different peaks in Colorado taller than 14,000 feet, there’s an option for everyone;