Easy Class 3 Colorado 14ers – 4 Peaks for New Climbers

By |2020-10-08T00:37:04+00:00June 27th, 2020|Mountaineering Advice, Route Information|

When it comes to climbing 14ers, Class 1 and 2 peaks aren't a huge technical challenge. With enough stamina and gear, almost anyone can hike up and scramble over boulders to one of these summits. [...]

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Most Difficult Colorado 14ers | 9 Deadly Peaks

By |2020-10-08T00:40:54+00:00June 22nd, 2020|Mountaineering Advice, Route Information|

While most of Colorado's 14ers are an easy hike or scramble, a handful can be quite difficult to climb. With steep Class 3 and 4 climbing, dramatic exposure to cliffs and drop-offs, and complex route-finding [...]

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Hiking Torreys Peak in May: Route Info, Advice & Tips

By |2020-10-08T03:19:17+00:00April 15th, 2020|Route Information|

While May in Denver is warm, sunny, and snow-free, you'll find very different conditions in much of the high country. This leads to problems when unprepared city-dwellers head to the hills in flip-flops and tank-tops. [...]

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Hiking Mt Bierstadt in May: Route Info, Advice & Tips

By |2020-10-08T03:47:43+00:00April 12th, 2020|Route Information|

While May in Denver is warm, sunny, and snow-free, you'll find very different conditions in much of the high country. This leads to problems when unprepared city-dwellers head to the hills in flip-flops and tank-tops. [...]

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Hiking Quandary Peak in May: Route Info, Advice & Tips

By |2020-10-08T04:03:17+00:00April 2nd, 2020|Route Information|

Quandary Peak is one of the easiest 14ers to hike in Colorado. As the snow melts in May on the prairie down below, many head to the hill. However, May is a snowy month in [...]

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Climbing Quandary Peak in Winter: Advice & Route Info

By |2020-10-08T15:42:09+00:00March 6th, 2020|Route Information|

Quandary is likely the shortest winter 14er, since the winter closure adds only a few hundred feet. Expect a 7 mile trip, with around 3,400 feet of elevation gain. The East Ridge route features one [...]

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Climbing Mt Bierstadt in Winter: Advice & Route Info

By |2020-10-08T16:26:31+00:00March 1st, 2020|Route Information|

Mt. Bierstadt is a great first winter 14er ascent. Located less than 80 minutes from downtown Denver, it can be done in a day trip from most Front Range cities. Keep in mind that the [...]

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Climbing Mt Sherman in Winter: Advice & Route Info

By |2020-10-08T19:23:48+00:00January 15th, 2020|Route Information|

Mt. Sherman is a great, easily accessible 14er, thanks to access roads dating back to the silver boom era. The basin was once home to numerous mining operations, evidence by numerous historic structures and relics [...]

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