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We begin the mountain climb on the faith ledge. Conway of Allington explored the Karakorum range in 1892; in 1895 J. An object buried into snow to serve as an anchor for an attached rope. Climbing has been a popular activity in the Front Range of Colorado since the turn of the century. As with most mountains in the Northern Hemisphere, the best time to climb is in the summer season (June to September). With the busy lifestyle of this modern world, being on a mountain peak can really help one feel closer to nature.

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