Mt Sherman from Iowa Gulch

Left from Iowa Gulch there was some snow and ice on the trail, wind kicked in once you reached the saddle.

3rd 14er!

Day 1/ Hike 2 of 2 Back to back after Mt. Yale! Very cool trail with train station rails and mines. Short & sweet but…

Good Day on Mount Sherman

A great fourteener to start with, Sherman is an easier one because you start at 12k feet above tree line. The knife’s edge section right…

First 14er!

Fun hike, first 14er! The beer at the top certainly hit me harder than I would have expected 🙂 Trail was a bit busy but…

Last but not least

This was the last peak on the challenge for me and was more tiring than I expected. Other than a short walk through a field…

Mt Sherman final 6 pack hike

It was epic day for my final 6-pack prak, Mt Sherman.  At the very end  of the hike, literaly right b4 getting back to the…

Mt Sherman

Chilly day for hiking! More abandoned mining by the trail. Can’t say it’s easy 14ers but it’s shortest 14ers in CO. Met other sixpackofpeaks participants…

Windy scary day

We took the trail to the right which leads you over a steep climb over loose rocks. The rest of the trail is fairly easy…

From Sherman with Love

As promised, my wife hiked this one with me.  It was so great to have her along and it was her first CO 14er!  Congratulations…

Head in the clouds

We had a wild day on the mountain today. This was actually the second time I tried to do this mountain. The first time we…

2019 Hike-a-versary

Sherman was a lot busier than Horseshoe, but that’s to be expected with a 14er. Still surprised by how many people didn’t know it was…

DAY FIVE – HIKE FIVE

We began this hike in headlamps and had many happy hikers follow our lead in the dark morning time.  This summit felt like we were…

2019 Hike-a-versary

A few more people on this hike, being that it’s a 14er. Also a lot more wind! Glad NE taught us to be prepared for…

Mount Sherman

This was one of the easiest 14’ers I have climbed. There were even some trail runners that utilize this trail too. There was a snow…

Mount Sherman

We were the first to the trailhead, however, not the first to start hiking. We were up in no time at all, not necessarily easy…

Mt. Sherman

Started at 5:45am. Hike up past the gate was steep as it starts right at 12k ft. But incline was not too bad as I…

Sunrise on Mt. Sherman

Set out at 3 a.m. from just behind the gate, and there were about 8-9 others on the trail. Mining roads crisscrossing the trail makes…

SummitPost3

The snowstorm we got last week is still very much a part of Mt Sherman. Winds were insanely high, some snow up to my knee,…

Six Pack Completed

I had been saving this peak for some friends visiting from Missouri; give them a chance to do a 14er. Ended up taking them 4…

The Summit is Worth the Struggle

While I intended to do the peaks in order, a major wrong-turn in the Collegiate Wilderness thwarted my ascent of Birthday Peak. Not wanting to…

Mt. Sherman, The “easy” 14er

New 14er to add to the books. They say it’s the easiest but no 14er is easy. Great road trail most of the way up.…