Mt. Shavano

Mt. Shavano Elevation: 14,229′ Class: 2 The one that started it all… Rewind back to 2009… I was living just outside of Salida in a town called Poncha Springs  and working golf course construction as a summer job. Poncha Springs and Salida sit in the Arkansas Valley which is surrounded by the Sangre De Cristo and … More Mt. Shavano

The Mighty Uncompahgre

This was a special one. Originally we had planned to hike Uncompahgre Peak to celebrate the life of our dear friend Rob who had passed away 10 months prior.  Plans for his parents to come down for the hike fell through at the last minute but something special happened a couple of weeks prior to the hike. … More The Mighty Uncompahgre

Wetterhorn Peak

The crew (Matt, Boden, Rob, and myself) had started to gain some confidence climbing mountains and wanted to push our boundaries a little by throwing in some technical climbing routes.  There are a couple of rating systems that are used to designate the difficulty and technicality of routes.  The most widely used system in North … More Wetterhorn Peak