They say 50 is the new 40, grey is the new black and now April is the new May. Sure enough, prime spring corn conditions this morning on Marble Peak. Terrific weather window for Colorado today and tomorrow. Loading the truck and heading for a few fourteeners, will blog, check back soon folks!
|Let ‘em rip, corn be king!
|I’ve always liked this classic Euro style self portrait. Those are my Dynafit Seven Summits — truly nice planks. BCA backpack works as well. That’s mount Justice to the right of the word “Dynafit,” peaks in background form the Yule Creek drainage. Wish we could camp up there for a week.
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