Red Sky

Day 14 - Collegiate West 3/2

25.2mi 5,751ft Elevation Gain  

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You know the saying "Red Sky in Morning...  "

 

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The amazing campsite came through and the sun woke and warmed me allowing me to get up and hit the trail early.  

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Blue skies ... I hope that old sailer rhyme doesn't come true.  

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Morning beer... why not? I've been carrying two cans since Monarch Pass. This peak seemed like a good place to crack one open and lighten my load.  

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Heading into Wilderness means gnarly trails and more fallen trees. It's a place   "where man is only a visitor"

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Lincoln Logs!  

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I ended the day by climbing up Lake Ann Pass. 

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I've finally figured out my 'low gear' — a nice steady pace that allows me to climb without taking any breaks.  

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My calves are cows.