Trekking from Rim to Rim of the Grand Canyon

Trekking from Rim to Rim of the Grand Canyon

Crossing the Grand Canyon rim-to-rim is a raw and rugged challenge.   The experience of the full tour is one of the most intimate ways to experience the Grand Canyon. The views of the canyon are unbelievable and physical challenge is legit. This trek is not to be...
10 Essentials for Safe Mountain Scrambling

10 Essentials for Safe Mountain Scrambling

Mountains that have sections of 4th class present different challenges than peaks that are simple walk-ups.  These mountains can be safely climbed by anyone with average athleticism if the proper care is taken.  Freedom in the hills is liberating, learning or...
Classic Peaks of Colorado’s Front Range

Classic Peaks of Colorado’s Front Range

  You don’t have to go far to get on a great peak if you live in or are visiting the Denver Metro Area.  If you only have time for a quick outing, these peaks are all on the front of the front range, a stone’s throw from civilization.   These are all great...

Understanding 4th Class Terrain

To hike all the 14ers in Colorado you have to be able to scramble some 4th class terrain.   The 14ers that require 4th class scrambling  are arguably among the finest peaks in CO:  North Maroon Peak, Pyramid Peak, Mt. Wilson, Sunlight Peak, Little Bear Peak, and...

Introduction to Route Finding

If you like exploring and spending time in  the mountains, you understand the desire and drive to get deeper into more beautiful and rugged terrain. To safely travel through complex mountain terrain you must safely navigate a not straight-forward route. Route Finding...