Backpacking in the James Peak Wilderness

By Chris / On / In Chris' Blog

Summers in Colorado are amazing, and sometimes it’s hard to find the time to sit down and actually write about them. My most recent adventure was backpacking in the James Peak Wilderness.

A relatively quick drive up to the Moffat tunnel and then a 5 mile hike gets you to Crater Lake (one of many in the area – a good thing to know if coordinating a trip with others) and Mirror Lake. While this area can get crowded, there were only a few other overnight campers during this trip.  Read more “Backpacking in the James Peak Wilderness”

First Day On Snow 11/1 | Day 6 of 30 Days on the Road

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November 1st, 2009 – Finally, a day on snow! I hit up Loveland with Steamboat friends Dylan, Carly, Doug, and Shay from The sky was a deep blue, the sun was out, and the snow was pretty fun. Loveland had two lifts running and a couple of “white ribbons of death” to choose from. Read more “First Day On Snow 11/1 | Day 6 of 30 Days on the Road”