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Longs Peak

Recreation

Hike of the Week: Twin Sisters

“What’s a good early summer summit hike I can do?” When I worked as a Park Ranger at Rocky Mountain National Park, visitors frequently asked this question.  Many of the popular peaks within the park can be snow packed until Fourth of July, which can be frustrating for those anxious…

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The Tishma method

It is one of those days.  One of those days when I just don’t have my normal spring in my step.  I planned an ambitious hike up Pawnee Pass as part of my wilderness patrol for the Forest Service.  I so wanted to have one of those good days, when…

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Place Names

Out on a hike with my good friends Linda and Larry, we stopped to take a break.  As we snacked on power bars and trail mix, we gazed upon the high peaks that seemed to surround us in each direction.  We pulled out a map to look up the names…

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