Best Gloves for 14ers | My Advice & Recommendations

By |2021-10-24T19:47:07+00:00October 16th, 2020|Gear Recommendations|

People often ask me "what are the best gloves for 14ers?" On Class 1 fourteeners, nothing more than a hike, gloves aren't usually necessary. However when scrambling or climbing on Class 2, 3 [...]

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Colorado 14er Gift Ideas | 29 Presents for Peak Baggers

By |2021-10-24T22:05:02+00:00August 24th, 2020|Gear Recommendations, Other|

If you've got a 14er peak bagger among your friends and family, it's a great opportunity to find a gift that fits their unique hobby and interest. As an avid 14er climber myself, [...]

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What Are The Ten Essentials? The 10 Most Essential Gear Items

By |2021-10-24T19:09:19+00:00August 23rd, 2020|Mountaineering Advice, Gear Recommendations|

Every year, thousands of people get injured or lost while exploring the Colorado Rocky Mountains. Usually, search and rescue crews are able to save them. However, for a few dozen individuals, rescue comes [...]

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Best Backpacks for 14ers | 8 Options to Help You Summit

By |2021-10-12T04:44:17+00:00June 8th, 2020|Gear Recommendations|

One of the most important pieces of gear to bring along on 14er trips is a backpack to carry everything else. I get asked pretty commonly about my opinion regarding the best backpacks [...]

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Crampons vs Microspikes for 14ers | What’s the Best Choice?

By |2021-11-01T02:31:18+00:00October 24th, 2019|Gear Recommendations|

With snow falling, many novice mountaineers face the same question: "Should I use crampons, or microspikes?" Frustratingly, the answer isn't easy... put simply, it depends on the snow/ice, slope, your experience and more. [...]

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