Mount Massive (14,421′)

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Distance 11.8 miles (on Strava but should be more like 9 based on our route) Total Time 7 hr 0 min Summit Elevation 14,421 feet Elevation Gain 4,268 feet Route Southwest Slopes via North Halfmoon Creek GPS Analysis Strava I usually try and hit one 14er each summer with the kids. Reagan somehow got it in her head when we … Read More

Mount Elbert

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For the prior 2 years, on the 4th of July holiday weekend, I have taken my kids on a mountain climbing adventure. We stuck to Mount Sherman for those. Its close. Its short. But its steep. But we nailed those. So this year, I was ready to diversify. And I felt like gambling on a successful summit. I wanted to … Read More

Mount Sherman

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Distance 4.65 miles Moving Time 4 hr 21 min Summit Elevation 14,036 feet Elevation Gain 2,397 feet Route Iowa Gulch GPS Analysis Garmin Connect With my successful ascent up this mountain last year with Sydney, I figured it was time to get Reagan into the club. She was hot then cold on the idea. But finally when the day arrived, … Read More