Mount Antero (14,269′)

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Distance 9.5 miles Moving Time 4 hr 5 min Summit Elevation 14,269 feet Elevation Gain 3,023 feet Route Baldwin Gulch TH (4WD) GPS Analysis Strava Sydney and I had a day to ourselves while the rest of the family had other obligations. I had been eyeing Antero for many years. Some amount of sheer confusion given the whole 4WD road … Read More

Brown’s Canyon

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Sometimes our summer activities are limited by the ages and weights of the children. This activity has been on our todo list for a long time. We pass Brown’s Canyon every time we head to the hot springs and dreamt of the day we can get the kids on the water. The minimum age for class III rapids at about … Read More

Adventure Park

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Just down the road from our cabin, there is a ropes course called Brown’s Canyon Adventure Park.  It is a fun diversion right off the highway.  It costs about $55 and takes 2.5 hours to go through the whole course.  My kids love this kind of stuff so we made a morning of it. They have 6 different adventures/courses that … Read More

Pikes Peak Marathon 2015

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Distance 26.2 miles Time 6:40:46 Rank 254 of 769 finishers Summit Elevation 14,115 feet Elevation Gain 7,815 feet Route Barr Trail GPS Analysis Strava With the way they are scheduled, the Leadville Trail 100 and Pikes Peak Marathon fall on the same weekend. But once every 7 years, they diverge and you get them on separate weekends. That happened this … Read More