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Capitol Peak

Capitol Peak
Capitol Peak

As hikers flock to Colorado 14ers, trail-building crews work to rescue the alpine tundra

Colorado Fourteeners Initiative has worked on 35 of the state’s 58 mountains higher than 14,000 feet, fixing “social trails” created by climbers taking the most direct route to the summit.


3 rescuers hit by rockfall near Aspen while trying to recover missing hiker’s body

The most seriously injured Mountain Rescue Aspen member on Capitol Peak was flown to a Denver-area hospital for emergency surgery