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Mt. Massive

Mt. Massive (Sawatch Range) – Southwest Slopes (Class 2)

  • Attempted 7/15/15
  • 8 miles round trip (truly my watch measured 3.84 miles one-way)
  • 3 hrs to summit and 1.75 hrs to return to TH (4.75 hrs hiking time)
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14er

Hiking Mt. Massive

This weekend I tackled Colorado’s second tallest peak, Mt. Massive at 14,421 ft, in the Sawatch Range. Our hiking crew spent the night camping near Dillon, Colorado to reduce the morning drive time to the trailhead near Leadville. 745 more words

Destinations

An Adventure to Native Lake Trail in Leadville, CO

There’s something to be said about changing plans at the last minute. I planned to hike Grays and Torreys this morning. I went to bed at 11pm and even woke up and got out of bed at 4am. 428 more words

Adventures

Going For 14

Heather

In Colorado there are 53 official ’14ers’ (summits over 14,000 ft) below is the story of our first two summits.

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Travel

Mount Massive & Mountain Goats

April and May this year were on the chilly side, and June was downright rainy. It’s an understatement to say the weather this summer has been off, and between wet weekends and some knee problems for Matteo, our summer hiking season is off to a late start. 433 more words

Denver

Paths in Life

Of all the paths you take in life, make sure a few of them are dirt

Colorado

Mount Massive

“Mount Massive,  at 14,428 feet, is a fourteener in the Sawatch Range of Colorado. It is the second highest peak in the Rocky Mountains, edging out the third highest, 

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