Colorado Mountains

Mountaineering Resources

Hello mountaineering enthusiasts!  For those interested in Colorado’s 14ers – difficulty ratings, routes, photos, maps, trip reports, safety concerns, historical information – here are some helpful links. If you have questions, stories or experiences to share, or just love mountaineering talk, please feel free to contact or stop by to see Greg Onofrio, Mission & Ministry, Hemmingson 104 (onofrio@gonzaga.edu)

 Carol Onofrio climbing a mountain

Happy Trails!

Don't let YouTube be your trainer! 

http://www.cpr.org/news/story/want-to-tackle-a-pro-14er-like-capitol-just-remember-youtube-is-not-your-mentor

Comprehensive information on Colorado 14ers 

https://www.14ers.com/

Dr. Onofrio's website and photo collection from his travels

https://www.ompphoto.com/

Colorado 14ers Initiative 

https://www.14ers.org/

 Website of famous climber, Gerry Roach

http://www.climb.mountains.com/index.html

Some examples of accidents while climbing 14ers

https://snowbrains.com/analyzing-nearly-a-decade-of-accidents-on-colorados-14ers/

https://www.gjsentinel.com/news/western_colorado/fatalities-on-fourteeners-prompt-safety-campaign/article_2672a326-7773-11e8-ade8-10604b9f7e7c.html

https://www.mercurynews.com/2017/08/28/climber-dies-capitol-peak-aspen/

Tourism information for the Colorado 14ers

https://www.colorado.com/articles/what-are-14ers

Historical context for the Colorado 14ers

https://theknow.denverpost.com/2017/06/16/colorado-14ers-hiking-guide/148242/