Tour of the Highest Hundred Completed!

Miracles of Miracles,

I managed to complete my Big Project for the year: The Tour of the Highest Hundred! There’s many projects that I’ll be branching off from this summer’s trip, but below are some articles/interviews covering the Tour – I’ll update if/when others are published:

Climbing Magazine

Justin Simoni Summits Colorado’s 100 Highest Peaks in 60 Days

Adventure Journal

This Guy Just Rode and Climbed Colorado’s 100 Highest Peaks, Self Supported and Non-Stop

REI Co-op Journal

Justin Simoni Summits Colorado’s Highest Hundred Peaks.

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Tour of the Highest Hundred Week #8 Notes

Centennials Summited (8):

  • Cathedral Peak
  • Castle Peak
  • Conundrum Peak
  • Pyramid Peak
  • Maroon Peak
  • North Maroon
  • Thunder Pyramid Peak
  • Grizzle (A) Peak

Total Mileage

  • By Foot: 52.2 miles, 23,215′ elevation gained
  • By Bike: 174.1 miles, 18,092 elevation gained

Day #49 (September 4th, 2017): Snowmass Creek TH -> Aspen -> Cathedral Peak TH

Once Capitol/Snowmass/Hagerman was completed, it was time to do the inevitable: land in Aspen and navigate the strangest of all towns of the Tour (Aspen), grab some food + coffee quickly, and pedal out!

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Tour of the Highest Hundred Week #7 Notes

Centennials Summited (11):

  • Mount of the Holy Cross
  • Holy Cross Ridge
  • Mt. Oklahoma
  • Mt. Massive
  • Mt. Elbert
  • French Mountain
  • Casco Peak
  • Lackawanna Peak
  • Capitol Peak
  • Snowmass Peak
  • Hagerman Peak

Total Mileage:

  • By foot: 76.9 miles, 31,821′ elevation gained
  • By bike: 200.1 miles, 15,165′ elevation gained

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Tour of the Highest Hundred Week #5 Notes

Centennials Summited (6):

  • Dallas Peak
  • Teakettle Peak
  • Mt. Sneffels
  • Wetterhorn Peak
  • Uncompahgre Peak
  • Mt. Ouray

Total Mileage:

  • By foot: 41.1 miles, 17,815′ elevation gain
  • By bike: 249.1 miles, 27,561′ elevation gain

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Tour of the Highest Hundred Week #4 Notes

Centennials Summited (13):

  • Pigeon Peak
  • Turret Peak
  • Jupiter Mountain
  • Windom Peak
  • Sunlight Peak
  • North Eolus
  • Eolus Peak
  • Jagged Mountain
  • Vestal Peak
  • Wilson Peak
  • Gladstone Peak
  • Mt. Wilson
  • El Diente

Total Mileage:

  • On foot: 98.1 miles, 42,073′ elevation gain
  • On bike: 42.7 miles, 5,342′ elevation gain

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Tour of the Highest Hundred Week #3 Notes

Centennials Summited (8):

  • Jones Peak
  • Half Peak
  • Handies Peak
  • Redcloud Peak
  • Sunshine Peak
  • UN 13832
  • UN 13811
  • Vermilion Peak

Total Mileage:

  • By foot: 63.2 miles, 21,631′ elevation gained
  • By bike: 72.2 miles, 7,636′ elevation gain

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Tour of the Highest Hundred Week #2 Notes

Centennials Summited (11):

  • Mt. Adams
  • Kit Carson Peak
  • Challenger Peak
  • Columbia Point
  • Humboldt Peak
  • Crestone Needle
  • Crestone Peak
  • Phoenix Peak
  • San Luis Peak
  • Stewart Peak
  • Rio Grande Pyramid

Total Mileage:

  • By foot: 85.4 miles, 29,916′ elevation gained
  • By bike: 276.3 miles, 12,298′ elevation gained

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Tour of the Highest Hundred Week #1 Notes

Centennials Summited (9):

  • Pikes Peak
  • Culebra Peak
  • Red Mountain
  • Ellingwood Point
  • Little Bear
  • Blanca Peak
  • “Huefrano Peak”
  • Mt. Lindsey
  • California Peak

Total Mileage:

  • By foot: 62.4 miles, 23,625′ elevation gained
  • By bike: 362 miles, 21,242′ elevation gained

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La Sportiva + The Highest Hundred

My “Thank You!” list for the Tour of the Highest Hundred is competing with the list of mountains I have to summit for length, distance, and height – in other words, there’s a whole lot of people that are coming together to help me make this really amazing trip happen. I’m besides myself in appreciation for all the companies and individuals that are helping out in some way.

With that in mind, I’m happy to say that La Sportiva will be another company in my corner of the ring. Some history of the brand in my life:

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