Category: travel

Summer of Summits: Carbondale to Denver

After successfully climbing Capitol Peak, we returned to our bikes and headed 24 miles to our hotel room we had booked in Carbondale. In my last post, I mentioned that we waffled for awhile on whether or not to attempt Capitol. What I didn’t… Continue Reading “Summer of Summits: Carbondale to Denver”

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: Mt Princeton & Mt Antero

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 24 – 19 miles by bike / +2200 ft elevation gain; 13 miles hiking… Continue Reading “Summer of Summits: Mt Princeton & Mt Antero”

Summer of Summits: Mt Harvard, Mt Columbia, & Mt Yale

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 21 – 39 miles biking / +1700 ft elevation gain After Mount Sherman, we… Continue Reading “Summer of Summits: Mt Harvard, Mt Columbia, & Mt Yale”

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