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Tag Archives: Colorado
An attempt by Jon Kedrowski to climb and ski down all Colorado 14ers in one year has stirred controversy. Some are saying his photos don’t confirm it. Others have criticized that he is not doing it in one season as … Continue reading
Professor Ken Kambis of William & Mary is proposing to rename South Elbert to Mount William & Mary. South Elbert, which is 14,134 feet high, does not have a formally recognized name and is not considered one of Colorado’s Fourteeners … Continue reading
Colorado Governor Formally Proclaims Mount Elbert to Be Called Mount Peyton Manning on Super Bowl Sunday
Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper has formally renamed Mount Elbert Mount Peyton Manning on Super Bowl. Never mind what’s legal per the formal renaming process. THis is what’s fun. Below is the full declaration:
Solarresidences is offering a package to climb Elbert for $650. The weeklong package includes two fitness classes, personal oxygen canister, a Camelback hydration pack and a commemorative book, 14,000 Feet: A Celebration of Colorado’s Highest Mountains. Or course you can … Continue reading
A woman had petitioned to rename East Sopris on Mount Sopris for the singer John Denver in Colorado. Renaming the near 13’er was reportedly opposed by 74 percent of the people in Aspen and Carbondale.
Here’s an unusual tale of the impact on Corbin Mabon of finding the body of climber Jeff Rosinski who fell to death on Longs Peak on July16. Mabon never knew or met Rosinski but went to his home town following … Continue reading
Rex Jones has climbed Mount Elbert 101 times.
Volunteers Sought for Relocated Continental Divide National Scenic Trail Linking Monarch Pass and Mount Elbert
Volunteers are being sought to construct new Continental Divide National Scenic Trail relocation as part of a major 50-mile relocation to create a nonmotorized route linking Mount Elbert to Monarch Pass.
We earlier reported on a move to charge for access to 14ers in the Sangre de Cristos. Now Rocky Mountain National Park is considering charging for access to Longs Peak. The Park now charges $20 for access through the main … Continue reading
Christy Mahon from Aspen is the first woman to ski all 54 Colorado 14ers completing on Capitol Peak on May 17. Here’s her Elbert report from her webage .