Peak(s):  Grays Peak  -  14,270 feet
Date Posted:  08/23/2012
Date Climbed:   08/16/2012
Author:  Bean
 Still can't just walk  

13.6 miles, 4,600' of climbing, 3:53 car to car.

So a week ago, Gratz was calling for an undercast at 9500-10000' at sunrise. I was out of bed shortly after 2am and running up the Stevens Gulch road by 4:15. My 8.5 month old puppy goes insane without her daily run, so she accompanied me for her first real outing in the mountains. Didn't feel like dragging the SLR up so brought the GoPro instead. Enjoy (or don't).

My GPS Tracks on Google Maps (made from a .GPX file upload):

Download GPX file cannot be downloaded (per author)

 Comments or Questions

Something weird with the link
08/23/2012 18:57
I had to copy and paste it into a new browser window to get it to work.

It's always nice to see trails without people on them. Maybe one of these times you can strap your GoPro to her. That would be an interesting perspective!


: missing
08/23/2012 19:19
':' missing in the linked address although it appears in the text


Thanks TheOtherIndian
08/23/2012 21:50
Fixed it and made sure it worked this time. Everything looked normal...weird.

I've thought about trying to get the camera mounted on the dog, I'm sure it'd be fun come winter.


good work
08/24/2012 00:19
a summit alone is worth a disappointing anticipated shot. I did Elbert about 15 years ago at night to get a sunrise. dull...but to be up there all alone at that time of day is to touch the face of God. for me. (early June and about as cold as I have been on a mountain)
very nice video.


08/24/2012 03:20
Congrats for making something more than usual out of Grays. Super congrats to Sophie, and best wishes for many more. (She looks a great trail & peak companion!)

Dave B

08/24/2012 03:26
It looks like you totally missed the pajama party by two days...

Seriously though, nice report and sick rt time.


Still not a report, even w/vimeo
08/25/2012 20:36
Bean, you've stepped up and posted a 'report' that's on par with other (non)reports. Well done. Vimeo doesn't make it better, even thought the music was cool.
Someone had to say it.

See this.


08/26/2012 10:38
I'll add a few dozen extraneous adjectives next time along with splits for each mile and descriptions of how tough the route finding was.


Is the road bad still?
08/29/2012 23:46
I was going to head up tomorrow. Is that spot on the road really bad still? Do you think a Subaru outback would get past it?


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