Category Archives: Colorado Fourteeners

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

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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

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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

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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

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Blanca and Ellingwood – August 15, 2011

2011 08 – Colorado Summer 2011 Rob and Nabeel For several reasons, Nabeel and I decided that we would attempt Blanca and Ellingwood from the lower trailhead as a day hike. Most of the time people hike up to Lake … Continue reading

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Humbolt Peak, Crestone Peak and Crestone Needle – August 12-14, 2011

2011 08 – Colorado Summer 2011 Rob and Nabeel This would be the first year that I brought my buddy Nabeel with me to Colorado for 14ers.  I had a pretty good idea that Nabeel would be solid.  He is … Continue reading

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2010 Pikes Peak DOUBLE

Pikes Peak (14,115 feet) – The Pike’s Peak Ascent and Marathon – The DOUBLE Via the Barr Trail, and a bit of Ruxton Street… August 21 and August 22, 2010 PRE-RACE With a two week long trip planned to Tibet … Continue reading

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