Best 14ers Near Denver | 5 Great Peaks Within 2 Hours

By |2020-12-20T19:30:15+00:00December 20th, 2020|Mountaineering Advice|

Looking for a fourteener to hike or climb that's close to the Front Range metro area? You've got more options nearby than any other city in the lower 48. These five peaks include some of [...]

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Best 13ers in Colorado | 7 Peaks to Avoid the Crowds

By |2020-12-12T20:28:40+00:00December 10th, 2020|Mountaineering Advice|

Let's face it: the Colorado fourteeners are getting crowded, and fast. Tens of thousands now climb the most popular peaks in the Front Range near Denver, with more than 800 people on Mount Bierstadt on [...]

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How Hard Is Kelso Ridge? This 14er Route Is Deadly Difficult

By |2020-12-08T00:56:14+00:00December 8th, 2020|Mountaineering Advice|

Considering climbing Torreys Peak along the infamous Kelso Ridge? This narrow ridge connects Kelso Mountain and Torreys Peak with various sections of class 3, exposed climbing. So how hard is Kelso Ridge? It's not easy, [...]

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December 14ers in Colorado: A Beautiful but Dangerous Time to Climb

By |2020-12-01T02:38:54+00:00December 1st, 2020|Mountaineering Advice|

Curious about climbing a 14er in December? It's not something you should take lightly. December 14ers in Colorado include a great deal of risk due to the cold and snowy conditions. However, the rewards are [...]

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Winter 14ers vs Summer 14ers: There’s a HUGE Difference.

By |2020-11-28T23:12:23+00:00November 28th, 2020|Mountaineering Advice|

It's normal on many online climbing forums and groups to get asked about winter 14ers - what's needed to safely and successfully climb Colorado's high peaks in the cold and snow? This is a good [...]

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Winter 14ers for Beginners | 3 Great Starter Peaks

By |2020-11-25T04:47:24+00:00November 25th, 2020|Mountaineering Advice|

If you've hiked and climbed Colorado's 14ers in summer, you have probably wondered about continuing your exploration during the colder, winter months. It turns out that there are a several good winter 14ers for beginners [...]

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Wind River Range Mountains: A Guide to 7 of Wyoming’s Best Peaks

By |2020-11-13T05:29:26+00:00November 13th, 2020|Mountaineering Advice|

When it comes to American mountain ranges, you can't do much better than. theWind River Range. Situated in northern Wyoming far from major cities, this 100-mile range contains the largest glacier system in the Rockies, [...]

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5 Mountain Ranges You Should Visit Away From Colorado

By |2020-11-11T04:47:56+00:00November 2nd, 2020|Mountaineering Advice|

As a Coloradan, I spend a lot of time exploring the Rocky Mountains in my state. With eight major sub-ranges to choose from, I could spend a lifetime here backpacking and climbing them. However, there [...]

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How Many Fourteeners Are In Colorado: 53 or 58? There’s No Easy Answer

By |2020-10-18T20:37:35+00:00October 18th, 2020|Mountaineering Advice|

How many fourteeners are in Colorado? Depending on who you ask, and what time of year it is, you may get different answers, because of the multiple ways people define a "true" fourteener. Not all [...]

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