Mt. Evans


Mountain Goats

“Got no goats?” I strained to hear what the visitor said.  He reminded me of a mountain man — salt and pepper beard, weathered face, crinkly eyes.  Still I wasn’t sure I had hear him quite right. “Excuse me?” “Ain’t you got no goats around here?” “You mean mountain goats?”…

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Driving a Fourteener

I had never heard of the term “Fourteener” before moving to Colorado, but around these parts you hear it a lot, probably because in the state of Colorado, there are more 14,000 foot peaks than any other state — 54 of them.  Hiking/climbing fourteeners is a major summertime pursuit for…

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