May 11, 2011
Humboldt Peak, the last of the Crestones we’ve covered so far, stands at 14,064 ft.
Humboldt Peak is the easiest of the Crestones to climb and often recommended to beginners. The hike up is on an easy trail that goes almost to the top. Closer to the top a little rock traversing is required and is not very challenging.
So if you’re looking to climb your first fourteener, Humboldt Peak is a good place to start.
April 1, 2011
While we were away at the Chico branding calves, our buffs took full advantage of the lack of supervision and busted out of their pasture. I got a call from Asta on Tuesday about noon and heard the news about our escaped herd. Luckily, they were stopped by the fence on the north end of the Wyatt, the pasture north of the Dixie where they were supposed to be. Wednesday was spent fixing the fence and taking them south back into the Dixie. Asta …