Monthly Archives: July 2013

Mount Eolus (14,083 feet), North Eolus (14,039 feet), Sunlight Peak (14,059 feet) and Windom Peak (14,082 feet) from the Needleton Trailhead – July 27-28, 2013

LINK TO ALL PICTURES Chicago Basin Group Hiking into the Chicago basin, and bagging the four 14,000 foot peaks in that group arguably requires the greatest timing and logistics commitment of any fourteener grouping. This was evidenced by the fact … Continue reading

Posted in Colorado Fourteeners | Leave a comment

Uncompahgre Peak (14,309 feet) via the Nellie Creek Trail Head – July 26, 2013

LINK TO ALL THE PICTURES I had plans to meet up with a couple of partners for my hike up Uncompahgre. I’d met Jennifer and Xan online. They were hoping for a ride up the 4×4 portion of the Nellie … Continue reading

Posted in Colorado Fourteeners | Leave a comment

El Diente Peak (14,159 feet) from the Kilpacker Trailhead – July 25, 2013

LINK TO ALL PICTURES I’d met Jared on a Capitol Peak climb back in 2004. He met up with this stranger (me), whom he’d never met. To his surprise, I came to Capitol Peak with massive experience (insert sarcasm here): … Continue reading

Posted in Colorado Fourteeners | Leave a comment

Wilson Peak (14,017 feet) from the Rock of Ages Trailhead – July 24, 2013

LINK TO ALL PICTURES After 11 years of doing Colorado fourteeners, I was finally coming close to the finish line. My final eight peaks were in the San Juans. I decided to start off the final eight with Wilson Peak. … Continue reading

Posted in Colorado Fourteeners | Leave a comment