Five climbers have died in six weeks on Colorado’s Capitol Peak, a 14er near Aspen. It’s been several years since I climbed Capitol Peak but the video above is a great reminder of the experience. The most perilous part of the climb, the famous Knife Edge ridge, is a scary place that deserves a lot of respect. Get a feel for what’s it really like moving along that ridge with the POV video above.
Here’s How Sharp Capitol Peak’s Knife Edge Really Is
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I'm an avid cyclist. I'm also a pharmacist (PharmD) and work as a population health management consultant in the Denver area.