• Objective: Pikes Peak
  • Home Range: Front Range
  • Difficulty: Class 2
  • Elevation: 14,110 Feet Above Sea Level
  • Route: Northwest Slopes (aka The Crags)
  • Elevation Gain: 4,300 Feet
  • Distance Traveled: 14 Miles Round Trip

The Objective

This objective was conducted in honor of and to keep alive the memory of SGT James C. Joyce.

SGT Joyce was KIA on 03 October 1993, in Mogadishu, Somalia during the fateful “Black Hawk Down” incident during Operation Gothic Serpent. At the time of his death he was serving with 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment. Lest we forget, RLTW!

The memorial bracelet for this Ranger was provided by Ranger James Thyne