Base Camp 2018 Year in Review

Winter 2018 The months of January - March in Colorado were unusually dry, even high up in the mountains. The snow pack in January touched a 30-year low, and was the warmest on record, which was most likely attributed to a festering La Nina. It wasn't until the first weekend in February that I was … Continue reading Base Camp 2018 Year in Review

13,442 Feet…

A bit over 2 months ago, a friend and I set off on a quest to conquer what Colorado people refer to as a "14’er." Unlike our attempt last year at climbing Grays & Torreys Peak, this time around we had started far ahead of the game. For starters, we were able to drive to … Continue reading 13,442 Feet…

Oboz Bridger Mid Waterproof (Mens)

What happens after a winter of snowshoeing, and constantly facing the battle of blistering heels? Well, you get sick of it and start trying everything imaginable, from different thickness of socks, different fabrics of socks, different inserts, etc. This is the situation that both Stella and I were in. After a snowshoe trek up the … Continue reading Oboz Bridger Mid Waterproof (Mens)

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