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    I was flipping through the Wells guidebooks and realized there are some areas in his book that I've never explored. In the "northern" book, I've never been to Area 1 (red feather lakes area), Area 5 (steamboat springs), or Area 6 (wolcott/glenwood springs/vail). There are, of course, trails in the other areas that I have not visited yet also. What's interesting in Areas 1, 5, and 6? Some of these are pretty far away from Denver, so what is worth doing in a day trip?

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    If you wish, I'm heading to a couple TOMORROW in the Grand Lake area... PM / Call me if you wish to join...

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    Appreciate the offer, but I can't wheel tomorrow. Have fun!

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    K - if you ever wish to hit some up the up-nort trails - let me know - there are several I've yet to hit (west of RMNP in specific). If you're looking for a fairly easy set with some nice views - Halligan reservoir and the associated trail to its west are a couple in the easy class.

    Heart Attack Hill on Kelly Flats is interesting.

    Sevenmile Creek, especially with spring water flow is good too.

    www.JimWilliamson.net/automobile/2012-06-09--halligan-reservoir--and--high-park-fire/

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    I might be into heading up North next weekend but Iím hiking my 1st 14er Saturday and family bbq Sunday so I guess that leaves Monday lol. Iíll keep an eye on this post Trent. Jim how difficult is Heart attack? itís on my list but maybe next year when I have more experience.

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    I wanna do Kelly Flats
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    Taco Chris previously posted:
    "I might be into heading up North next weekend but Iím hiking my 1st 14er Saturday and family bbq Sunday so I guess that leaves Monday lol. Iíll keep an eye on this post Trent. Jim how difficult is Heart attack? itís on my list but maybe next year when I have more experience."

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    Taco Chris previously posted:
    "I might be into heading up North next weekend but Iím hiking my 1st 14er Saturday and family bbq Sunday so I guess that leaves Monday lol. Iíll keep an eye on this post Trent. Jim how difficult is Heart attack? itís on my list but maybe next year when I have more experience."

    Awesome, where are you hiking? Have fun.

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    Tom previously posted:

    Tom, I don't understand what you mean by this response. Maybe I'm missing something obvious -- it is a post about fixing erosion issues a year ago?

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    open_circuit previously posted:
    "Tom, I don't understand what you mean by this response. Maybe I'm missing something obvious -- it is a post about fixing erosion issues a year ago?"

    Think Tom was responding to Taco Chris' question about Heart Attack Hil - the work done was on that spot.
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    open_circuit previously posted:
    "Tom, I don't understand what you mean by this response. Maybe I'm missing something obvious -- it is a post about fixing erosion issues a year ago?"

    He was asking about how difficult heart attack hill is. This shot shows the work done on the crux making it easier than before it was concreted.
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    Tom previously posted:
    "He was asking about how difficult heart attack hill is. This shot shows the work done on the crux making it easier than before it was concreted."

    Thanks, I didn't know anything about the trail. I guessed the feature shown was previously challenging. Looks easy now, with all the extra concrete and rock.

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    It wasn't particularly challenging but people were going around it causing resource damage, thar's why we added more concrete.

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    open_circuit previously posted:
    "Awesome, where are you hiking? Have fun."

    Bierstadt at like 6am

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    open_circuit previously posted:
    "Looks easy now, with all the extra concrete and rock."

    But then there's the fun stuff between the base of the hill and concrete...

    Once you're on the concrete - you're done - kind like when the roller coaster enters the station and you feel the brakes hit and release to get you down to slow-coast mode.

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