Category: hiking

Summer of Summits: Capitol Peak

Day 44 – 18 miles biking / +2300 ft elevation gain We woke up later than usual and took our time packing up still uncertain of our next move. Capitol Peak was the next 14er en route, and we were still uncertain as to… Continue Reading “Summer of Summits: Capitol Peak”

Summer of Summits: Snowmass Mountain

Day 42 – 13 miles biking / +1500 ft elevation gain Summiting both Maroon Bells and Pyramid Peak left us exhausted, so we opted to stay in Aspen before our next hike. Thankfully, the Snowmass Creek trailhead was only 13 miles away. We began… Continue Reading “Summer of Summits: Snowmass Mountain”

Summer of Summits: Maroon Bells & Pyramid Peak

Day 37 – 10 miles biking / +500 ft elevation gain After completing Castle and Conundrum Peaks, we were stoked for a day off. Aspen was our winter home, and we were excited to see some familiar faces. We spent our day eating a… Continue Reading “Summer of Summits: Maroon Bells & Pyramid Peak”

Summer of Summits: Castle & Conundrum Peaks

Day 35 – 38 miles biking / +3200 ft elevation gain, 4300 ft elevation loss From our gorgeous campsite, we were only 4.5 miles and 1300 ft from the top of Independence Pass, the highest paved pass in North America. If you’re cruising around… Continue Reading “Summer of Summits: Castle & Conundrum Peaks”

Summer of Summits: La Plata Peak

Day 33 – 27 miles biking / 1500+ ft elevation gain Camping at the same spot 3 nights in a row was glamorous, but it was time to move on. From Missouri Gulch Trailhead, we had a 27 mile ride ahead of us to… Continue Reading “Summer of Summits: La Plata Peak”

Summer of Summits: Huron Peak, Missouri Mtn, Mount Oxford & Mount Belford

This summer we’re attempting to summit as many 14,000+ ft mountains in CO as possible, and we’re reaching the trailheads by bike! Join us on our Summer of Summits. Day 30 – 24 miles by bike / +1900 ft elevation gain Thanks to Thermarest’s… Continue Reading “Summer of Summits: Huron Peak, Missouri Mtn, Mount Oxford & Mount Belford”

Summer of Summits: Mt. Shavano & Tabeguache Peak

This summer we’re attempting to summit as many 14,000+ ft mountains in CO as possible, and we’re reaching the trailheads by bike! Join us on our Summer of Summits. Day 28 – 14 miles biking / +2700 ft elevation gain Our time off in… Continue Reading “Summer of Summits: Mt. Shavano & Tabeguache Peak”

Summer of Summits: Mount Massive & Mount Elbert

This summer we’re attempting to summit as many 14,000+ ft mountains in CO as possible, and we’re reaching the trailheads by bike! Join us on our Summer of Summits. Day 16 – 12 miles by bike / +600 ft elevation gain After a tough… Continue Reading “Summer of Summits: Mount Massive & Mount Elbert”

Summer of Summits: Mt Democrat, Mt Cameron, Mt Lincoln, and Mt Bross

This summer we’re attempting to summit as many 14,000+ ft mountains in CO as possible, and we’re reaching the trailheads by bike! Join us on our Summer of Summits. After finishing Quandary Peak, we rode up and over Hoosier Pass, then 6 miles and… Continue Reading “Summer of Summits: Mt Democrat, Mt Cameron, Mt Lincoln, and Mt Bross”

Hiking the Historic Chilkoot Trail

Bekah and I have been staying pretty busy this summer with our jobs, guiding bike tours in Skagway, AK. While we have been getting out frequently for day hikes and long bike rides, our work schedule hasn’t allowed us much time for many overnight… Continue Reading “Hiking the Historic Chilkoot Trail”

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