9 Great Hiking Trails in Rocky Mountain National Park

By |2021-01-16T22:21:34+00:00January 16th, 2021|Route Information|

Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado is one of my favorite places in the world. With 14,000 foot peaks, alpine lakes, waterfalls and wildlife, it's everything a hiker or backpacker could want in a single [...]

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Wilderness Survival for 14ers | 11 Tips To Stay Alive in the Mountains

By |2021-01-16T02:17:29+00:00January 15th, 2021|Route Information|

The Colorado rocky mountains are a beautiful and amazing place to explore, but it's also a dangerous setting with plenty of risk. Even with the best planning and preparation, accidents and injuries can happen, especially [...]

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14ers near Breckenridge | 8 Great Peaks to Hike and Climb

By |2021-01-15T05:26:40+00:00January 15th, 2021|Route Information|

Whether you're skiing in Breckenridge or visiting during the summer, 14ers offer an exciting way to spend a day exploring the Colorado rocky mountains around you. You're in luck as there are many 14ers near [...]

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14ers Near Buena Vista | 9 Amazing Mountains to Summit

By |2021-01-03T22:09:53+00:00January 2nd, 2021|Route Information|

There are few better places to serve as a fourteener base camp than the town of Buena Vista, Colorado. Situated in the Arkansas River Valley, it's bordered by the massive Sawatch Range, home to more [...]

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Best 14ers Near Colorado Springs | 7 Spectacular Peaks

By |2021-01-03T22:19:59+00:00December 29th, 2020|Route Information|

Pikes Peak towers over Colorado Springs, with its Barr Trail trailhead just a 20 minute drive from the city. No other major city in the state of Colorado is so close to a 14er (a [...]

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Grays Peak Winter Ascents: Helpful 14er Advice & Route Info

By |2021-01-03T22:55:30+00:00December 27th, 2020|Route Information|

Grays Peak, along with its twin Torreys Peak, is an easy summer fourteener, no more than a long hike with significant elevation gain. However, Grays Peak winter ascents have many more challenges to contend with, [...]

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Mount Bross is Closed | Illegal Trespassing Could Close More 14ers

By |2020-12-15T03:29:33+00:00December 12th, 2020|Opinions & Editorials, Route Information|

For the past sixteen years, public access to Mount Bross has been closed due to liability concerns of the owners. However, that doesn't stop thousands of people from illegally summiting the mountain anyways, usually shrugging [...]

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

By |2020-11-23T05:33:44+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 |2021-01-18T20:09:53+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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