Tag Archives: Colorado Fourteenrs

Study: Average Climber Spends $107 for Each 14er Trip

Here’s an interesting tidbit from the proposal to charge for access to Colorado Fourteeners in the Sangre de Cristo mountains: Based on a study done by C. Keske and J. Loomis in 2006 and revised by G. Lohman (Colorado State … Continue reading

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Forest Service Begins Charging for Access to Some Colorado Fourteeners

The Forest Service has begun a process to charge hikers and backpackers $10 per person, per trip to hike and $20 to camp, in heavily used South Colony Basin in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains in Colorado. The is the … Continue reading

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Law Would Permit Access to Closed Colorado Fourteeners

Here’s a rundown on plans to open the Fourteeners back up:

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Fourteener Access Issue Makes Front Page of NY Times

Private property access restrictions to Colorado Fourteeners made the front page of the New York Times on Sunday, Nov. 20, 2005.

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Walter R. Borneman & Todd Caudle New Book on Colorado Fourteeners

Walter R. Borneman & Todd Caudle have a new book on Colorado Fourteeners:: 14,000 Feet: A Celebration of Colorado’s Highest Mountains.

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Four More Colorado Fourteeners Called Off Limits Due to Private Property Issues

The AP reports that four additional Colorado Fourteeners have been called off limits because of private property issues.

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Aron Ralston Completes Mission to Be First Winter Solo Climber on Fourteeners

The Aspen Times reports Aron Ralston is the first climber to complete the Colorado fourteener winter solo project (by a count of 54, 59 or whatever). And he’s just the third climber to reach the top of all the fourteeners … Continue reading

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Harnish Gowns Blog of Attempt to Climb all Coloroado Fourteeners in One Calendar Winter

Various newspapers including Arizona Central report that 28-year-old Harnish Gowans of Colorado Springs is seeking to be the first person to climb all 54 Colorado Fourteeners in the same calendar winter. His blog is on the Wild Snow website . … Continue reading

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