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The forecast of 60+ mph winds up high kept Tara and I a bit lower than we’d hoped for a hike Saturday. We started with a quick hike from Frisco up to Mount Royal, about 10,500 feet.

While the view was marred by the I-70 road corridor and some hazy skies, we still enjoyed the views down into Ten Mile Canyon.

Following a brief snack we hiked and bushwhacked south towards the next bump on the ridge. Portions of the trail were still under snow and sent us further west to find dry ground as we worked our way up another 1,200 feet towards Mount Victoria.

While we had the windy summit to ourselves we saw some hikers had continued on to Peak One.

Victoria would be our high point for today, and we still had to pick our way down talus and loose dirt back to the real trails and then roads that would take us to the Breckenridge Brewery for dinner.

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