Top nav

James River Water Levels

Westham Gauge
Gauge Height: 4.02'
Flow: 2200 cfps

Trail Conditions: Richmond

  • Not as warm today with a high in the 50's but the trails are looking good everywhere.

Todays Tides: Richmond Locks

High Tide: 7:00pm
Low Tide: 7:00pm

Twitter Feed @RichmondOutside

Instagram Feed @RichmondOutside

  • Friend of the program rvatrees gets ready to climb ahellip
  • Saw evidence of the growing controversy surrounding laruspark on ahellip
  • The pawpaws are in along buttermilktrail They should ripen inhellip
  • If you dont follow jamesriverpark you should The incomparable sandysdadhellip
  • Wish I could have gotten closer to this fella tohellip
  • Riding the wissahickon in philly is a blast every timehellip
  • The richmondoutside road trip arrived on the potomacriver in timehellip
  • Repost from Richmond fly fishing guide knotthereelworld  Floating thehellip
  • Met a new friend on the pooploop recently Taciturn fellowhellip
  • We have our first chick at the rvaospreycam ! Bornhellip
  • Big day at the rvaospreycam! Todays the first day thehellip
  • Looking for something to do on a gorgeous Sunday? Itshellip

Colorado peaks renamed for Broncos players

Credit: Satori Photo/Thinkstock

Credit: Satori Photo/Thinkstock

Mount Elbert? Actually, try Peyton Manning. Colorado governor John Hickenlooper announced Wednesday that he’s temporarily renaming 53 of Colorado’s 14,000-foot peaks after Super Bowl–bound Broncos players.

Although the peaks will hold their NFL roster titles only through Super Bowl Sunday, the naming process has provided some humorous correlations between the mountains and players.

Mount Massive, at 14,421 feet, is named after the 340-pound Terrance Knighton, who is also called Pot Roast by his teammates. Longs Peak (14,255 feet) is reserved for sure-footed kicker Matt Prater.

Here are a few more notables from the governor’s list:

Quandary Peak (14,265 feet): Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie. His coverage proves to be a quandary for opposing quarterbacks.

Mount Lincoln (14,286 feet): Winston Justice. His name and his humanitarian work in Uganda and Haiti reflect the name of this majestic peak.

Mount Harvard (14,420 feet): Zane Beadles. He, along with others on the offensive line, are as formidable as the line of Collegiate Peaks.

Capitol Peak (14,130 feet): Champ Bailey. Rated the most difficult peak to climb on

Pikes Peak (14,110 feet): Joel Dreessen. A Colorado mountain for a Colorado State University Ram and the only player on the roster to graduate from a Colorado university.