Mt. Princeton

Mt. Princeton

My first time up Mt Princeton and the summit approach was pretty gnarly, at least by my standards. We started from the TH at Wilderness Ranch which puts this at about 15 miles and 5,400ft of climbing. The last 14er of the year……possibly. The approach. The last of the decent trail. mac and cheese hmmmm.

Mt Massive North Half Moon Loop

Mt Massive North Half Moon Loop

More pictures of inanimate objects from above 14,000 feet! This was the loop from Massive TH up and over to North Half Moon Lakes near Leadville…about 15 miles and 4,000ft of climbing. Glad to squeak this one in before the snow flies. Leadville in the distance Looking at Massive From the summit Half Moon Lakes

Aspens from 14,202 ft

Aspens from 14,202 ft

I never get tired of this stuff….pictures of aspens in the fall. I am sure you have seen them before, but here are a few more taken on a hike up Mt Yale. Looking toward Cottonwood Pass Mt Columbia and Mt Harvard Looking back towards the trailhead. The Elk Mountains off in the distance. Yellow

Hall Ranch

Hall Ranch

Just another “ordinary” weekend in Colorado. It wasn’t that long ago that midwestern grey winters were a staple in my life. Now, a quick 20 minute drive puts me in a place like Hall Ranch on a bluebird sky day. The Loop begins… Looking back towards home on the front range. Some great views of … Continue reading