A Late Summer Ascent of Longs Peak

Longs Peak (Neníisótoyóú’u to the Arapaho people) is the most prominent mountain summit in the northern Front Range of the Rocky Mountains. The 14,259-foot fourteener (28th tallest peak in the U.S.) is the highest point in the Rocky Mountain National Park Wilderness and the northmost "fourteener" in the Rocky Mountains. I wanted to cap my... Continue Reading →

Therm-a-Rest UltraLite Cot

After a long day of backpacking or climbing fourteeners climbing into your tent for a night of sleep in the outdoors is a welcome relief, but sleeping on the ground doesn't always offer the most restorative or restful night of rest. When car camping a cot is a welcome upgrade over that standard sleeping pad, but... Continue Reading →

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