This is a collection of short descriptions of more than two dozen ascents of Colorado peaks that are higher than 14,000 feet, made during the late 1960s and early to mid-1970s. Some color photographs taken during those climbs are included. The author describes mistakes he made on some of the treks. He nearly always hiked with a partner. The main enemies of these ascents were bad weather and darkness. He tells of descending mountains solely by star light, hiking in torrential rain, aborted summit attempts, and losing his way.