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Colorado 14er: Lincoln, Democrat, and Bross Trip Report

Another weekend up before the sun. Another wind-whipped cold morning. Another high altitude struggle. Another summit sunrise. Another smile. Another day well spent in the mountains. Squirrel [...]

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Segment 6 of the Colorado Trail: Trip Report

I inched closer to the fire, the chill of night started to seep through my damp clothes. Rain gear was strewn about, for about 8 miles the skies opened up on us. Drenched to the core is never a [...]

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DIY Dog First Aid Kit for Camping and Hiking

We finally arrived at camp right near a road. It was disappointing. I had walked all day only to find myself sleeping near a bunch of dispersed car campers. So much for feeling like I was in [...]

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5 Tips for Your First Fourteener

Flash. I'm on the mountain. At least I hope I am. I'm pretty much limited to the small beam of light my crappy headlamp from Target puts out. Every now and then I see green eyes up the trail, one [...]