Quick adventure to outwest, the 1st time in 4 years since I had been back in Colorado. Red eye Flight out of Charlotte. Alexis came along for the trip too, but she would end up spending most of her time in Boulder, Co.
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It had been awhile since Alexis and I had gone on a good extended adventure. She had a bunch of time off to use or lose before the end of the year, and I didn’t have a critical position at my current place of employment. So we set off on a 2 week road trip to live in a van and travel parts the southwest USA. (approximately 2800 miles of driving) Continue reading “California (+ NV and UT) Road Trip – 2 Weeks”
Lion Shrine Time
New Years at Penn State still happens to be the best thing to do to bring in the new year. This time we convinced Ben and Amanda to join us for the trip, as well as for an adventure on New Years Day.
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Early June, Ben and I climbed the Sharkstooth in RMNP. The day was going to be three man team, with us bivying at the start. However due to complications, it turned into Ben and I doing a solid one day push starting at 1 AM in Boulder.
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In Middle of January some more climbing was done. The first obstacle to overcome was me being trapped at work on a Saturday for a IT cutover. Things didn’t proceed well and Saturday became a complete washout. That night, Ben and Amanda showed up and we got ready for a trip down to Shelf road on Sunday morning.
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Eleven Mile Canyon
The first foray into climbing at Eleven Mile was quite fun. The goal for the day was to inspect and climb a bit at Arch Rock, which is a granite dome known for its nice and easy/moderate routes. There were three of us out to romp on the rocks that morning, Derek, Ben and Myself.
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Now the first Saturday back from my vacation at home, Eli and I met Ben in Frisco for some multipitch granite climbing. Our goal was to climb Mt Royal, which sits right above the bustling town of Frisco. We would be climbing the royal flush, which was awesomely put up by a word class climbers but for normal people.
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Gates into the canyon
The first weekend of June ended up being a whirlwind tour of climbing across the front range of Colorado. I started in the cold morning winds of Eldorado Canyon and finished in the baking-smoke filled sun of Shelf Road.
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Up to the First
Mr. Nick Fischer came out to Colorado for some fun activities and fine beer drinking. I only met up with him for a couple days but was still able to give him a good quick winter experience.
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The second season of elk hunting in Colorado proved to be a very frustrating one. Lots of walking, tons of old signs, and other frolicking animals. Continue reading “Hunting for Elk”