Self-Powered Longs Peak Project

Chasm Junction, Longs Peak

Unrealized

With Longs Peak being of close-enough proximity to Boulder to ride to by bike and back, the mountain has been a long-term focus of mine in the realm of Longs Peak duathlons.

Summiting Longs Peak, every month of the year in succession by a different route is the Longs Peak Project.

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Mosquito/Tenmile Range Traverse

The Fletcher - Atlantic Traverse in the Mosquito/Tenmile Range

Summer, 2018. Solo + Unsupported. Unrepeated.

Introduction

The Mosquito/Tenmile Range in Colorado runs south to north between Buena Vista and Frisco, CO. Inspired by Peter Bakwin’s nearly futuristic vision and attempts to traverse the entire ridgeline from Weston Pass (outside of Leadville, CO) to the Mount Royal trailhead, I awoke early Saturday morning from my bivy underneath a tree at Trout Creek Pass, 30+ miles to the south to start on, “The Line”.

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Tour of the Highest Hundred

My whip.

July 2017 – September 2017. Solo + Self-Supported. Unrepeated.

The Hundred Highest Colorado Peaks, ridden to by bike; summited on foot, completely Self-Powered and Self-Supported: in 60 days or less

Weaving a path of singletrack, 4×4 tracks, country and dirt roads, the Tour of the Highest Hundred project takes the path less pedaled to gain the base of ALL the Colorado Centennial Mountains by bike, then summit those peaks by foot in one enormous self-powered, peak bagging Grand Tour.

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