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  • My Job as a Trail Builder  – August 18, 2014

    I consider trail building an art.  I have spent eight seasons constructing trails all over the country, and I have had the pleasure of working … Read More >>

  • Fourteener Climbing 101: Intro to Wilderness  – August 15, 2014

    A few years ago I spent the summer working on San Luis peak, Colorado’s least visited Fourteener. In total we spent two years working on … Read More >>

  • A Game of Cat and Mouse  – August 11, 2014

    Thunderstorms approach Head down under tree cover Sky Crackles with Light Part of working in these mountains is accepting the constant cycle of storms that … Read More >>

  • The Challenge Continues  – August 4, 2014

    So here we are, already at the beginning of August! The summer goes by quickly in the Colorado high country, probably because it only lasts … Read More >>

Author Archives: Miriam

My Job as a Trail Builder

I consider trail building an art.  I have spent eight seasons constructing trails all over the country, and I have had the pleasure of working … Read More >>

Fourteener Climbing 101: Intro to Wilderness

A few years ago I spent the summer working on San Luis peak, Colorado’s least visited Fourteener. In total we spent two years working on … Read More >>

A Game of Cat and Mouse

Thunderstorms approach Head down under tree cover Sky Crackles with Light Part of working in these mountains is accepting the constant cycle of storms that … Read More >>

The Challenge Continues

So here we are, already at the beginning of August! The summer goes by quickly in the Colorado high country, probably because it only lasts … Read More >>

How Many People ACTUALLY Hike 14ers?

  This summer, CFI has placed 5 Trafx counters on trails of popular 14ers. These counters use infrared beams to count hikers, marking every time … Read More >>