Missouri Mountain (14,067′)

Adventures2 Comments

Distance 10.78 miles Moving Time 4 hr 12 min Summit Elevation 14,067 feet Elevation Gain 4,462 feet Route Missouri Gulch GPS Export KML GPX GPS Analysis Gamin Connect Needed to climb again today. Figured that would be a good way to build on yesterday’s 20 mile Hope Pass double. So what to do? I quickly decided to go pick off … Read More

Double Hope

A Day in the Life6 Comments

I need a little hope if I am going to pull off another run here next month. So it was time to face my nemesis today. I drove down to the Willis Gulch Trailhead just west of Twin Lakes. All the other silly runners are still trying to figure out how to cross the raging river. No way. Go west! … Read More

Leadville Living

A Day in the Life7 Comments

Been at elevation now for 7 days straight. More to go before I have to go “down valley” as they say up here. Trying to be sure to get something interesting in every day run wise to build back up post-Bighorn. Its fun being here in that I am not running around Union Reservoir mindlessly every day. The dogs get … Read More

Kids: Mount Elbert 2014

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For the prior 2 years, on the 4th of July holiday weekend, I have taken my kids on a mountain climbing adventure. We stuck to Mount Sherman for those. Its close. Its short. But its steep. But we nailed those. So this year, I was ready to diversify. And I felt like gambling on a successful summit. I wanted to … Read More