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Colorado 14er Training Hike with REI Outdoor School

Colorado 14er Training Hike with REI Outdoor School

Getting into the outdoors and trying a new activity can be difficult. From the skills and practice needed for many activities, to the knowhow of where to go, to the always soaring price of outdoor gear; sometimes it’s downright hard to get into a new sport. I have a list of activities I want to try […]

Surviving My First 14er: A Mental Struggle

Surviving My First 14er: A Mental Struggle

One of the main reasons I wanted to move to Colorado was for the peak bagging. I enjoy your average half-day hike, sure, but what I really love to do is work my ass off all morning to reach a summit with a breathtaking view. I’ve toyed with the idea of becoming an ADK 46er, […]

Peak Bagging Colorado: Climbing 75,000 Feet in 1 Year

Peak Bagging Colorado: Climbing 75,000 Feet in 1 Year

I’ve wanted to move out west for quite some time now. I wanted to move here so I could play in the mountains as much as possible—hiking, camping, biking, trail running, climbing, splitboarding, and more; I want to experience it all. So now that I’m relatively settled in, it’s time to get to work on […]

Knowing When It’s Just Not Right

Knowing When It’s Just Not Right

Yesterday, I was supposed to go on a REI Colorado 14er Training Hike up Bear Peak outside of Boulder. A 9 mile RT with a summit at 8,461 feet. I was pumped. Beyond pumped. But something I ate the day before wasn’t and my body wasn’t the same. I was up nearly all night before my […]