Bear Peak is as beautiful as it is tough. Rising sharply to a conical point at 8,461 feet, it’s one of Boulder’s most prominent landmarks. The classic climb to the summit via Fern Canyon is arguably the toughest ascent in Boulder. And as torturous as the journey upward may be,
When you’ve got 145 miles of trails in your backyard, it’s hard to find the motivation to drive out of town for a hike. But the fact remains that there’s a whole world outside of Boulder (gasp), and it includes some pretty awesome trails. One such trail is the Pawnee
The onset of spring in Boulder is a highly celebrated phenomenon. In a city where outdoor pursuits are practically a religion, warmer temps and longer days have everyone singing from the rooftops (and mountain tops). One caveat, of course, is that it’s only “sort of spring.” Yes, we’ve had some
The City of Boulder’s 145 miles of trails are impressively diverse. From airy summit trails to canopied canyon trails to rolling meadow trails, we really do have it all. The trail at Sawhill Ponds is particularly unique because it encircles a wetlands habitat not typically found on the dry Colorado
Views, views, views! You want ‘em, and this trail has them in spades. A hike on Boy Scout Trail is the perfect way to soak up some of the best panoramas Boulder has to offer. To top it off, the 2-mile loop is suitable for all fitness levels and accessible
Hogback Ridge Trail has been a favorite of North Boulder residents for years. And it’s about to become a favorite of yours, regardless of where you live. Though often overlooked due to its location at the edge of the city’s trail system, this unassuming loop is the perfect hike when
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