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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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Cathedral Lake

Cathedral Lake Hike

Just another sunny day in the mountains. Damon and his girlfriend, Mahai head out for a day hike to Cathedral Lake. They started early at 8:45am to do the 6 mile round trip hike.             With wildflowers along the way to look at and with the mountains surrounding them, the […]

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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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