Summertime in Colorado means, among other things, it’s finally fourteener season! The view from the top of the peak makes the early morning wake-up call, burning calves, and altitude-inducing headache all worth it. If you plan on bagging both Grays and Torreys, start early and expect to be hiking alongside many hiking buddies. Check out more tips on hiking Colorado’s fourteeners here.

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