Tag: Mountains

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Humphreys Peak, AZ (12,633ft.) 6/10/09

Starting my hike at 600 am at Humphreys trailhead located in the Arizona Snowbowl.the sun is already up but the temperature is still in the 40’s, the trail started very steep making it hard to get a good pace. As the elevation increases, the trailside vegetation shows more and more evidence of the extreme harshness…
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Mount Elbert, Colorado (14,440 ft.)

Mount Elbert is the highest peak in the Rocky Mountains of North America, at 14,440 feet (4,401 m). It is also the highest of the fourteeners in the US State of Colorado, and the high point of the Sawatch Range. It is located in Lake County, approximately 10 miles (16 km) southwest of Leadville. It…
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