What It Takes to Climb—and Ski—Every Colorado ‘14er’

March 17, 2015 1:54 AM

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What It Takes to Climb—and Ski—Every Colorado ‘14er’

Christy Mahon knows the mountains of Colorado. She was the first woman to climb and ski all 54 of Colorado’s 14,000-foot-or-higher peaks—what mountaineers call a 14er.

Ms. Mahon climbed all of the 14ers between 2000 and 2004. In 2008, she decided to tackle the mountains when they were covered in snow.

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