Trip Reports

Descriptions and photos of more than thirty hikes and peaks in Colorado.

Photo Essays

More than 660 clickable images from Steve's many hikes, climbs and peaks.

Map of Hikes

Clickable map to the trailheads for each trip report and photo essay.

Hike Difficulty Calculator

Estimate how hard it will be to take that hike you've been thinking about.

Mountain Towns

A former ski bum's perspective on some of the towns in the Colorado high country.

More Photos

Archive of photos that have not yet been placed into a trip report or photo essay.

Don't Blame Me ...

A disclaimer warning of the possible perils of hiking in Colorado's Mountains.

Frequently Asked Questions

Please read this before sending an email asking where YOU should hike.

Why I Hike

Steve provides some insight as to the calming element of high altitude hiking.


Where to go for more information.


Your opportunity to tell Steve about your own experiences in the mountains.


How it all came together.
Peak to Peak Trail and Wilderness Links