The 9 Best 14er Guide Books and Maps for Colorado

By |2021-10-25T02:39:13+00:00February 21st, 2021|Gear Recommendations|

Information is everything when planning a 14er hike or climb. Without good beta (first-hand info and data) on the route you wish to take, the risk of an accident rises significantly. There are [...]

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Best Helmets for 14ers | Protecting Your Head

By |2021-10-24T19:12:35+00:00February 3rd, 2021|Gear Recommendations|

Class 1 and 2 mountains don’t have enough technical terrain to make wearing a helmet worth while. However, once you make the transition to class 3 and 4 routes, a helmet becomes critically [...]

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Best Headlamps for 14ers | 5 Great Options

By |2021-10-24T19:16:58+00:00January 31st, 2021|Gear Recommendations|

Starting early is critically important for 14ers to avoid afternoon thunderstorms. It often means starting your hike in the dark of early dawn. A good headlamp will help you stay on route and [...]

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Personal Locator Beacons for 14ers | 6 Great Options

By |2021-10-24T21:16:22+00:00January 3rd, 2021|Gear Recommendations|

The Colorado mountains are an objectively dangerous place to explore. Even with the best preparation and gear, the chance of an accident or injury is always there. Especially if you’re climbing peaks alone, [...]

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Mountaineering and Hiking Boots for Winter 14ers | 6 Great Options

By |2022-12-31T20:58:07+00:00October 23rd, 2020|Gear Recommendations|

Hiking in the mountains in the winter requires special protection for your toes and feet. With the genuine threat of frostbite to consider, as well as slippery ice and snow on the ground, [...]

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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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