Fourteeners

Longs Peak

14,259ft

Front Range 15/53

Aug 15,1996 & Aug 28,1998

My first fourteener and the whole reason I started rock climbing. Located in the Front Range, both ascents via the Keyhole Route. Summited a second time on August 08, 1998. Summit partners (Second time): Lars, Chris, Jeff.          

Mount Democrat

14,154ft

Mosquito Range 28/53

Jul 04,1997

Via the East Slopes and started from Kite Lake Trailhead. Hiking partner: Donna Whitsitt

Mount Bross

14,177ft

Mosquito Range 22/53

Jul 04,1997

From Mount Democrat and started from Kite Lake Trailhead. Hiking partner: Donna Whitsitt    

Mount Bierstadt

14,065ft

Front Range 38/53

Aug 21,1997

Via the West Slopes route and started from Guanella Pass. Hiking partner: Donna Whitsitt  

Grays Peak

14,278ft

Front Range 9/53

Aug 22,1997 & Aug 29,1998

A summer hike, started from Stevens Gulch. First ascent was solo. Second ascent with Lars (Aug 29, 1998)  

Torreys Peak

14,275ft

Front Range 11/53 Aug 28,1998

My first ascent of Torreys Peak was from the Stevens Gulch Trailhead. Partner: Lars. My second and third time summitting Torreys Peak was via the Kelso Ridge (Class 3). Partners for the Kelso Ridge: Michael, Matt.

Mount Evans

14,265ft

Front Range 14/53 Mar 20,1999

Started in the winter and summitted on the first day of spring. Via the West Ridge route and started from Guanella Pass. Hiking partner: Kurt

Quandary Peak

14,265ft

Tenmile Range 13/53

Jun 06,1999, 2000, May 20,2001, 2006

A spring hike, via the East Ridge route. Hiking partner: Donna Whitsitt. I have hiked to the summit of Quandary three times via the East Ridge Route, the second time was in May 20, 2001 (partner Ellen) and the third time was in 2006, solo. In 2000 I climbed Quandary Peak via the Cristo Coulior, partner: Matt

Mount Sherman

14,035ft

Mosquito Range 45/53

Jun 23,1999

A summer hike, via the Fourmile Creek route and started from Leavick Trailhead. Hiking partner: Donna Whitsitt

Mount Lincoln

14,295ft

Mosquito Range 8/53

Jun 28,1999

A summer hike, via the East Slopes route and started from Kite Lake Trailhead.  

Mount Cameron

14,238ft

Mosquito Range

Jun 28,1999

A summer hike, via Mount Lincoln and started from Kite Lake Trailhead. Located in the Mosquito Range, Mount Cameron is not rated as an “official” fourteener in Colorado.

Pikes Peak

14,114ft

Front Range 30/53

Aug 04,1999

A summer hike, via the Crags Trail route and started from Crags Campground. Hiking partner: Donna Whitsitt

Mount of the Holy Cross

14,009ft

Sawatch Range 51/53

Oct 03,1999

A fall season hike in 1999, via the North Ridge route and started from Halfmoon Campground. Located in the Sawatch Range, Mount of the Holy Cross is ranked as the 51st tallest fourteener in Colorado. Hiking partner: Lars.

Mount Rainier

14,410ft

Cascade Range

Jun 23,2000

In 2000, I summitted Mount Rainier, via the Ingraham Direct Route (Snow/Alpine Grade 2), starting from the Paradise trailhead. Located in the Cascade Range, Mount Rainier is tallest mountain in Washington. Approx elevation gain ~ 9000ft Climbing partner: Matt & JD. Read more about it:

Mount Oxford

14,160ft

Sawatch Range 26/53

Jul 22,2000

Summitted on my birthday in 2000, via the West Ridge route and started from the Missouri Gulch Trailhead. Located in the Sawatch Range, Mount Oxford is ranked as the 26th tallest fourteener in Colorado. Hiking partners: Lars, Cody.  

Mount Belford

14,203ft

Sawatch Range 18/53

Jul 22,2000

Summitted on my birthday in 2000, via the Northwest Ridge route and started from the Missouri Gulch Trailhead. Located in the Sawatch Range, Mount Belford is ranked as the 18th tallest fourteener in Colorado. Hiking partners: Lars, Cody.

Missouri Mountain

14,075ft

Sawatch Range 36/53

Jul 14,2001

In 2001, I summitted Missouri Mountain, via the North Face Couloirs (Class 3 Snow), starting from the Missouri Gulch trailhead. Located in the Sawatch Range, Missouri Mountain is ranked as the 36th tallest fourteener in Colorado. Climbing partner: Lars