Devil’s Backbone

This morning our Hiking Club heading north to Loveland, Colorado, for what was supposed to be a 4 mile hike. Continuing the theme of “Every Hike is a New Hike for Me,” I saw Devil’s Backbone for the first time. A hogback that has eroded into this rocky spine, Devil’s…

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Hiking and Running Continues

This morning started off with heading to the Nederland area of Colorado for a hike. Four of us made the hike this morning which was at Lost Lake via Hessie Trail. Rated as moderate, Lost Lake was to be about a 4.1 mile lollipop route – out and back but…

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Hiking, Meats, and Running

Our normal bi-weekly Hike Club hike was canceled due to a variety of reasons, but I still managed to get outside and get a hike done. I met up with one of our Club’s members (even though her last day at work was on Friday, she’s still a member –…

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From the Summit to Summit Council

This past Saturday was the latest hike in our hiking club’s winter season. A little before 8am, we headed out to Evergreen to hike Chief Mountain. This peak is out by Indian Springs where we’ve done a few other hikes, both the summer and winter versions. During the drive, I…

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Hiking At Elevation

In a previous life, many years ago, I would have considered myself a hiker. I mean, I went on hikes. I owned trekking poles, and occasionally wandered the wilderness around the Pacific Northwest. I even owned a fancy hiking hat! During this original hiking phase was when I went on…

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2019 – A Year In Review

A friend of mine on LiveJournal used to post these great yearly recaps that I always wanted to do on my own, but never managed to. I had LJ, and FB, and my photos app on my phone to remind me of what I had done the year before. But…

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