Lowa Terek GTX Hiking Boots


When I received the boots in the mail, I wore them around the house for about an hour that afternoon to help break them in before a climb up Longs Peak (14,256ft., 5k elevation gain, 15 miles roundtrip) in Colorado. We opted to hike via the Keyhole Route with my wife and our good friend. This was my third time to ascend this route and I felt it … [Read more...]

Hiking Longs Peak


I remember the conversation during a get together in May of this year. We were there to celebrate the end of the ski season. We were having a good time! Becky (my wife), Regina (a friend), and I were discussing climbing and Regina said she wanted to climb Longs Peak. … [Read more...]

Rocky Mountain Highs on Humboldt Peak


When my brother and I left JPFreek's second annual staff gathering in Divide, Colorado on Sunday July 25th, our destination was the Sangre de Cristo (Blood of Christ) mountain range to climb a challenging 14,000' peak:  Humboldt Peak. … [Read more...]

Discovery on the Rim

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When my wife and I were in Kauai for our Honeymoon last year, we hiked Waimea Canyon and commented on how it compared in size to the Grand Canyon. … [Read more...]