Experienced Colorado hikers know this golden rule: It’s always better in winter. Colder? Yes. Tougher? Yes. Worth it? Oh yes. Winter is the “slow season” for fair weather hikers, which means it’s “go season” for the rest of us. Nowhere is this truer than in Rocky Mountain National Park. The
Boulder is a true haven for hikers. Not only do we have 145 miles of trails within city limits, but just a short drive away are countless other incredible places to explore. And if you’re a Boulderite looking new adventures, look no further than Rocky Mountain National Park. Just an
Imagine a quiet, peaceful forest without a soul in sight. The only sounds are your breath and the chirping chickadees. You feel miles away from the hustle and bustle of town. Believe it or not, this is Chautauqua. Boulder’s busiest trailhead is typically bursting with people, tourists and locals alike,
Winter has officially arrived here in Boulder. For fair weather hikers, that means packing away the trail shoes and switching to other activities for the next few months. For prepared all-season hikers, it means… jackpot! With fewer people on the trails and spectacular snowy vistas, winter is the absolute best
A hike on any Boulder trail is a hike back in time. From geological formations to remnants of ancient civilizations, our open space is full of clues to this land’s rich history. Boulder’s trails invite us to take a break from our busy modern lives, enjoy fresh air and exercise,
Most summit hikes in Boulder County demand both time and effort. The view at the top comes only to those who have earned it. And while it’s satisfying to work for something so worthwhile, this can be prohibitive to hikers of varying levels and ages. Not everyone is in a
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