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Four Pass Loop

Four Pass Loop Trail Run

Four Pass Loop Trail Run 7/26/2014 Runners: Jeff, Andy, Paul, Shannon Report from: Jeff Marshall, Ute Mountaineer Staff member The morning started early, but I was ready. Andy picked me up at 5:15 am and once I entered his car you could feel the energy and excitement we shared for the day ahead. We drove […]

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Gear Checklist for Lightweight Overnighters and 14ers

14ers Day Climb (Summer) Gear Checklist

The 14ers of Colorado cover a broad spectrum of peaks, technicalities, and difficulties. We would strongly recommend taking climbing equipment when climbing in the Elk Mountains. If you are not comfortable with any aspect of climbing a 14er, consider hiring a guiding service. A gear list for climbing Colorado’s Fourteeners (14ers) as a day trip […]

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Capitol Peak

Capitol Peak Climb

Ute Staffer Angus Morrison and his friend, Eric Kimsey from Steamboat, hiked into Capital Lake and camped at the lake the night before they were going to climb Capitol Peak. The next morning they set off on an early start so the two climbers would have enough time to make the summit and come down […]

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Pyramid Peak Trip Report

Climbing Pyramid Peak

On July 27th at 9pm Ute Mountaineer employee Kim Hammond along with Justin Hewitt, Katie Oestrike, and Jeff Marshall set out from the Maroon Bells parking lot and hiked to Crater Lake. At 4am they left the Crater Lake campsite and summited Pyramid Peak around 8am. After a rest on top of the mountain for […]

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