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joined Apr 28, 2012

I am a: 63-year-old backpacker
Location: Fort Collins, CO
Occupation: Freelance writer


Backcountry skiing
Mountain biking


Height6' 2"
Torso Length20"
Boot/Shoe Size10 1/2
Jacket/Shirt SizeM
Pant Size32/34

I was very "outdoor active" in a previous life - hiked 1/2 the AT, backpacked to the bottom of the Grand Canyon, canoe-camped for a week in the Boundary Waters, took ski trips in Rocky Mountain and Grand Teton National Parks, etc. Now that kids are grown and bank accounts have stabilized, I'm looking to get back into it - the outdoors, that is. Recently moved from Michigan to Fort Collins, CO, so I have no more excuses, what with the Rocky Mountains right out my back door.

Trip Reports

Boreas Pass, February 2014 May 22, 2014
Another pair of 14ers September 2, 2012
14er diary August 13, 2012

Forum Posts

Boreas Pass, February 2014 May 22, 2014
Another pair of 14ers September 2, 2012
Best Hiking Pants?? August 15, 2012
14er diary August 13, 2012
MSR Groundhog Stake broke! August 12, 2012
Color Choices July 26, 2012
What's your favorite trail snack? May 25, 2012
Polycryo ground sheets? June 29, 2012
2 person tent July 18, 2012
"stupid light" July 17, 2012
Don't care for the new home page July 14, 2012
Outdoor Store Recommendations: Share Them Here January 7, 2009
Which tent? July 10, 2012
New Guy from So Cal July 6, 2012
Love Second hand stores SCORE April 16, 2012
Best tunes to hike to. June 3, 2012
WTB: Mountainsmith pack lid June 21, 2012
Finnegan begin again June 16, 2012
WTB: M Osprey Hipbelt May 18, 2012
WTB: Osprey Aether 75 April 28, 2012