Solo Hike – Plymouth Mountain Trail

Confident that I had packed on a few pounds since Thanksgiving Day, I needed to get back to nature and back to healthy living. I decided to hike on a familiar trail located at Deer Creek Canyon, which is part of the Jefferson County Open Space. What I have always enjoyed about hiking at Deer … Continue reading Solo Hike – Plymouth Mountain Trail

Lost Lake Hike

We had been anticipating the arrival of the weekend because we had been planning a new hike near Nederland, CO. The quest was really two-fold: a new adventure into the trails on the east side of the continental divide and the Roosevelt National Forest, followed by dinner at Crosscut Pizzeria & Taphouse. We started the … Continue reading Lost Lake Hike

An Attempt at Grays Peak & Torreys Peak

While most of you were still fast asleep Saturday morning, I sprang awake to my alarm at 4AM. Why such an early start? The goal that day was to climb a 14'er or two, Grays Peak (14,270 feet) and Torreys Peak (14,267 feet) located just west of Georgetown in the Arapaho National Forest. In the … Continue reading An Attempt at Grays Peak & Torreys Peak