Category Archives: Hiking

2018 Firsts and Notables

NHL Playoff Game Chopsticks Questival Paid of NASA Finally hit my credit score goal Padre Failure Ski Resort Trip Hiked Across San Antonio West Coast Trail First Rifftracks event Royal George (its been decades) Set bike to work speed record, … Continue reading

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West Coast Trail, & Hiking Speed/Times, Compared to US Long Distance Trails

A friend, my daughter and I just completed the West Coast Trail and the experience was as incredible as advertised. In fact this was the best hike/backpacking trip all three of us had ever been on.  I have read many … Continue reading

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2018 Trip Checklist Update

West Coast Trail CT Segment 8 CT Segments 18-21 – Going to be dry San Luis Peak Castle and Conundrum Padre – Failed, redo 3.19 Longs, Mt. Lady Washington, Storm Mt. Taylor Blanca and Ellingwood, Lindsey – Will likely punt … Continue reading

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So on to plan B?

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2018 Trip Checklist

West Coast Trail Padre Longs. Mt. Lady Washington, Storm Mt. Taylor Blanca and Ellingwood, Lindsey Challenger, Kit Carson, Humbolt Culebra Challenger, Kit Carson, Columbia Point, Obstruction, Humbolt Mosquito Gulch (Loveland, Buckskin, Tweto, Treasurevault, Mosquito, Kuss, London) Alphabetizer Loop Lost Creek … Continue reading

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Mosquito Gulch Trip

I was playing around with Caltopo during lunch one day at work, and stumbled across the Mosquito Gulch cirque section shown below: which, at  10.69 miles and 5000 vertical ascent, offers 7 13ers: Loveland Buckskin Tweto Treasurevault Mosquito Kuss London … Continue reading

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Quandary Peak Winter Climb Lessons

A buddy and I decided to go after Quandary Peak shortly before the years end after a third party backed out (rightfully) of our initial Mt. Lady Washington plans. The weather forecast called for clear, unseasonably warm (at that altitude) … Continue reading

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Horsethief Trail Snowshoeing with Logan

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Colorado Trail 2016

8.11 – Segment 12: Made it 6.4 miles in (230 start), passed on Antero due to late starts. Wasn’t feeling all that well, talked to Daniel about it until I could breath and pushed on. Short day, great campsite, met … Continue reading

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Who broke wind?

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