Today was both fabulous and terrible. ¬†Fabulous because we’re back in the mountains! Terrible because not everyone was mentally/emotionally prepared for the challenge that faced us which made for a very long day of hiking. We woke up at 5 this morning, with the intention of being on the Mt. Elbert trail by 6. We […]

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Day 21: Mount Elbert

Today was full of highs and lows. Literally and figuratively. I’ll start with the literally. The Mount Elbert trailhead started not far from our campsite at about 10,000 feet in elevation. The summit of Mount Elbert is 14,440 feet, its actually the tallest mountain in the continental US, second only to Mount Whitney in California. […]

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The 21st Day

Today was a very stressful day. We hiked our first mountain today, Mount Elbert. We were hiking uphill for flour hours. It was tiring. And I think I took at least fifty breaks. The four hours were long because my mom and I were the leaders for some of the time. We were going awfully […]

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