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

RV: Grand Tetons

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Time for the first real RV trip! We had the destinations picked out long before the RV was a reality. So now it was time to pack up and head northwest to…Wyoming? While much of Wyoming is a big vast nothingness, the NW corner packs some of the best landscape in the United States. And there it appeared on the … Read More

Bang Bang

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Sydney is on this forensic anthropology track.  She is going into a medical program specializing in forensics for high school.  She watches every crime show on TV.  I figure she will work for the FBI.  But there was a missing piece.  All the FBI agents I see on TV carry guns.  So we better check that one off the bucket … Read More

Avid 4 Adventure Camp

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Back to camp! Turns out Sydney is aged out of this camp but we squeezed her in for one last hurrah! She grew up going there and really enjoys it. Did you fall out again? Oh, it was a rescue exercise. Hiking to Royal Arch in Boulder.  They made it to the top.  Most groups apparently don’t.  Not this group! … Read More

Mount Antero (14,269′)

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Distance 9.5 miles Moving Time 4 hr 5 min Summit Elevation 14,269 feet Elevation Gain 3,023 feet Route Baldwin Gulch TH (4WD) GPS Analysis Strava Sydney and I had a day to ourselves while the rest of the family had other obligations. I had been eyeing Antero for many years. Some amount of sheer confusion given the whole 4WD road … Read More