Missouri Mountain (14,067′)

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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

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

Kids: Mount Sherman 2013

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With my successful ascent up this mountain last year with Sydney, I figured it was time to get Reagan into the club. She was hot then cold on the idea. But finally when the day arrived, she was ready to go. Might have helped that I just sprung it on her the night before so there wasn’t days of angst … Read More

Run: Mount Elbert (9.35 mi)

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Again? Yes! 2 in 3 days. This time JT had a posse going up so I joined in. Was off by about 4 minutes from the prior hike. Felt it in my legs the whole time. I brought up the rear in the crew. I was steady though. Made up some ground once we got up to about 14K and … Read More

Run: Mount Elbert (9.45 mi)

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The Fuller Family finally got a break in the schedule so we have been in Leadville all week. This gives me a good opportunity to run quality stuff each day. I did a nice evening loop of Turquoise Lake the other night in the clockwise direction which felt like a sin. Been hitting Powerline over lunch. But this morning, I … Read More