Last week we blogged about the Top 5 Beginner Fourteeners. For those of you looking for more of a challenge, here are the Top 5 Hardest Colorado Fourteeners To Climb. Colorado is known for it’s plethora of outdoor activities. From rafting, hiking and biking to climbing, there is plenty to do, climbing fourteeners being at the top of many the adventure seeker’s list. Colorado has 53 peaks that reach elevations of 14,000 feet or more making Colorado a destination for climbers from all over the world. While several of these peaks are suitable for climbers of all skill levels, there are a few that even the fittest, most experienced climbers will find challenging. As with any fourteener, it’s important to get an early start so that you can avoid the typical afternoon thunderstorms that roll through the Rocky Mountains during the summer months. With these tougher climbs, you’ll want to get an even earlier start than you would if say, hiking Grays Peak. Be sure to pack the right gear, lots of water and plenty of food to fuel your trek. Have a plan and make sure someone back home knows your plan. Watch out for loose rocks on your climb, they can be especially dangerous. Most of all, have fun as you tackle any one of the Top 5 Hardest Colorado Fourteeners To Climb.
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