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Hiking and backpacking adventures, random thoughts and ideas about anything, and (mostly true) stories about places I've been and people I've met.

Colorado Trail Gear List

December 23, 2017  •  1 Comment
Colorado Trail Gear List It's December 2017. My ambition is to hike the Colorado Trail in July-August 2018. It's not too early to be obsessing over my gear list for that hike... because that's what I do. And it's not just over gear; I do the same over maps, routes, resupply... the whole thing. Below is a list of what is in my base weight... the t...
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A Tour of Jones Park - Then and Now

December 10, 2017  •  2 Comments
A Tour of Jones Park - Then and Now Before there was Barr’s Trail, the Cog Railway, or the highway up to Pikes Peak there was a different trail, the Historic Trail. The trail started at 26 th Street and High Drive to Josephine Falls along Bear Creek, connecting with Captain Jacks Trail through Jones Park to Lake Moraine and the Dead Lake area....
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Mount Rosa and ol' Zeb

October 23, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
Mount Rosa and ol' Zeb The year is 1806. An ambitious 27-year-old Zebulon Pike (Zeb) under the command of Army General James Wilkinson set out on an expedition from St. Louis to find the headwaters of the Arkansas River. The General also secretly commissioned the young soldier to spy on the Spanish who ruled Old Mexico at the time including much o...
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