Matt's Adventure News

Check the Colorado themed playing cards I made:

My Adventure web page has reports and pics from all the peaks and hikes I've been on over the past few years, including:
  • Colorado 14ers
  • Other Colorado Mountains/Hikes
  • Wyoming/Utah Adventures (Grand Tetons, Yellowstone, Moab)
  • NH White Mountains (33.5 mile Pemi-loop day hike, 20 mile Presi-Traverse)
  • International Adventures (Norway, Scotland, Argentina/Chile)

  • Adventures from 2012:
    Hebrides & Highlands of Scotland (trip report)
    Isle of Skye
    Isles of Harris & Lewis
    Black Isle
    Castle hopping
    Sept 9th - Sep 23rd, 2012
    Adventures from 2011:
    Thatchtop Mountain (trip report)
    12,668' Rocky Mountain National Park, CO September 24th, 2011
    Spectacle Lakes (trip report)
    11,360' Rocky Mountain National Park, CO August 21st, 2011
    Bell Cord and Maroon Bells Traverse (trip report)
    Maroon Peak 14,159'
    North Maroon 14,014'
    Elk Range, CO July 24th, 2011
    Seattle, Olympic Nat Park, Victoria Island (trip report)
    Shi Shi Beach
    Victoria Island
    Hurricane Ridge
    Hoh Rainforest
    Washington July 4th-10th, 2011
    Mt Shavano & Tabeguache Peak (trip report)
    Shavano 14,229'
    Tabeguache 14,155'
    Sawatch Range, CO July 3rd, 2011
    Mt Lindsey (trip report)
    14,042' Sangre de Cristo Range, CO June 26th, 2011
    Culebra Peak (trip report)
    14,047' Sangre de Cristo Range, CO June 25th, 2011
    8-week New Zealand & Taiwan Adventure (trip report)
    Rees-Dart Track
    Mueller Hut Track
    Routeburn Track
    Milford Track
    Hump Ridge Track
    North and South Islands Jan 3rd - Feb 13th, 2011
    Adventures from 2010:
    Humboldt Peak (trip report)
    14,064' Sangre de Cristo Range, CO Oct 2nd, 2010
    Iceland 2010 Adventure (trip report)
    various Iceland (all over) &
    Landmannlauger -
    Thorsmork Trek
    July 18th - Aug 1st, 2010
    Wilson Peak (trip report)
    14,017' San Juan Range, CO Sept 5th, 2010
    El Diente to Mount Wilson "Grand" Traverse (trip report)
    Mount Wilson 14,246'
    El Diente 14,159'
    San Juan Range, CO Sept 4th, 2010
    Longs Peak, Kieners Route (class 5.4) (trip report)
    14,255' Front Range (RMNP), CO Aug 22nd, 2010
    Uncompahgre and Wetterhorn combo (trip report)
    Uncompahgre 14,309'
    Wetterhorn 14,015'
    San Juan Range, CO Aug 15th, 2010
    San Luis Peak (trip report)
    San Luis Peak 14,014' San Juan Range, CO Aug 14th, 2010
    Redcloud and Sunshine (trip report)
    Redcloud 14,034'
    Sunshine 14,001'
    San Juan Range, CO July 6th, 2010
    14,048' San Juan Range, CO July 5th, 2010
    Chicago Basin 14er trifecta (trip report)
    Eolus 14,083'
    Windom 14,082'
    Sunlight 14,059'
    San Juan Range, CO July 4th, 2010
    Mt of the Holy Cross (Halo Ridge) (trip report)
    14,005' Sawatch Range, CO June 27th, 2010
    Mt Antero (trip report)
    14,269' Sawatch Range, CO June 20th, 2010
    Pikes Peak (Crag's route) (trip report)
    14,110' Front Range, CO June 6th, 2010
    Conundrum Peak (trip report)
    14,060' Elk Range, CO June 5th, 2010
    Southeast slopes of Mt Elbert (trip report)
    up to 13,600' Sawatch Range, CO May 23rd, 2010
    Quandary Peak (snowboard descent) (trip report)
    14,265' Tenmile Range, CO May 16th, 2010
    Mount Sherman (trip report)
    14,036' Mosquito Range, CO May 8th, 2010
    So. CA trip (Death Valley & Mt Whitney) (trip report)
    Telescope Peak (11,049')
    Mt Whitney (14,494')
    Death Valley & Lone Pine, CA April 10th-17th, 2010
    Big Basin Waterfalls (trip report)
    Waterfalls & Banana Slugs Big Basin, CA Mar 13th, 2010
    Mendocino, CA trip (trip report)
    Coastal hikes Mendocino, CA Feb 13-15th, 2010
    Adventures from 2009:
    Harvard-Columbia Traverse (trip report)
    Harvard 14,420'
    Columbia 14,073'
    Sawatch Range, CO Sept 19th, 2009
    Crestone Traverse (trip report)
    Crestone Peak 14,294'
    Crestone Needle 14,197'
    Sangre de Christo Range, CO Sept 5th, 2009
    McHenrys (attempt) (trip report)
    13,327' RMNP, CO Aug 29th, 2009
    14,196' Sawatch Range, CO Aug 22nd, 2009
    Matt and Meg's Wedding Weekend (trip report)
    My sister's wedding! Cornell U., Ithaca, NY Aug 14th-16th, 2009
    DeCaLiBron (Four 14ers) (trip report)
    Mt Democrat (14,148')
    Mt Cameron (14,238')
    Mt Lincoln (14,288')
    Mt Bross (14,177')
    Mosquito Range, CO July 25th, 2009
    Norway 2009 Arctic Adventure (trip report)
    Arctic Adventure! Trondheim to Lofoten, Norway July 3rd - 18th, 2009
    14,299' Sawatch Range, CO May 30th, 2009
    Emerald Lake Snowshoe (trip report)
    48" of fresh snow! Bear Lake, RMNP, CO April 19th, 2009

    2009 Photo Galleries from my new DSLR (Canon XSI):
    San Francisco, CA Aug 7th, 2009 Canon 70-200mm F4 IS
    Breckenridge, CO July 25th, 2009 Canon 70-200mm F4 IS
    Fort Collins, CO June 21st, 2009 Canon 70-200mm F4 IS
    My backyard May 28nd, 2009 Canon 70-200mm
    Windsor, CO May 22nd, 2009 Canon 10-22mm
    Fort Collins, CO May 17th, 2009 Canon 70-200mm F4 IS
    Fort Collins, CO May 9th, 2009 Canon 70-200mm F4 IS
    Fort Collins, CO May 6th, 2009 Canon 70-200mm F4 IS

    Adventures from 2008:
    Pyramid Peak (trip report)
    14,018' Elk Range, CO August 24th, 2008
    Grays & Torreys, via Loveland Pass (trip report)
    Grays (14,270'),
    Torreys (14,267')
    Front Range, CO August 23rd, 2008
    Snowmass and North Snowmass (trip report #2)
    Snowmass 14,092'
    North Snowmass 14,020'
    Elk Range, CO Aug 12th, 2008
    Missouri Mountain (sunrise summit) (trip report)
    14,003' Missouri Sawatch Range, CO Aug 3rd, 2008
    14,067' Huron Sawatch Range, CO Aug 2nd, 2008
    Mt. Evans and Bierstadt, Sawtooth Traverse (trip report)
    Bierstadt (14,060'),
    Mt. Evans (14,264')
    Front Range, CO July 27th, 2008
    Challenger Point and Kit Carson (trip report)
    Challenger Point (14,081'),
    Kit Carson (14,165')
    Sangre de Christo Range, CO July 19th, 2008
    Lincoln - Lafayette Loop (trip report)
    Mt Lincoln (5089'),
    Mt Lafayette (5260')
    White Mountains, NH June 22nd, 2008
    Richthofen (attempt) (trip report)
    ~12,750' (false summit) Lake Agnes, Cameron Pass, CO June 14th, 2008
    Little Matterhorn (trip report)
    11,586' RMNP, CO June 7th, 2008
    Belford and Oxford (trip report)
    14,197' Belford
    14,153' Oxford
    Sawatch Range, CO May 31st, 2008
    Patagonia 17-day adventure (trip report)
    various, up to 3,900' 100+ miles of hiking/backpacking in:
    Fitzroy & Cerro, El Chalten, Argentina
    Torres Del Paine, Chile
    Moreno Glacier, El Calafate
    Feb 22nd-Mar 9th, 2008

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