We’re pretty lucky here in Boulder. We don’t even have to leave the city limits to find miles of beautiful and challenging trails. But hiking at Chautauqua or Sanitas on a sunny Saturday can feel a bit like walking through Times Square on New Year’s Eve. What you need is
Fourteeners, schmourteeners. As it turns out, the most epic summer hike is right here in our own backyard. In this hyper-athletic town, where it seems as though everything’s been done before, there is one challenge that has yet to be overdone: The 5-Peak Boulder Traverse. Sometimes called the Sanitasobo, the
I spend a lot of time traveling for business. After being a full-time Colorado resident for nearly five years, that status is more part time than anything these days. From enduring the coldest winter Chicago’s had in over 30 years to the Dominican Republic in November and Washington, DC for
To Royal Arch from Chatauqua — ~1.7 miles Elevation change – 1,205 ft (net gain) [via protrails.com] Dogs Allowed – yes Among the fascinating and mind-boggling rock formations along the Flatiron trails is the Royal Arch, a massive formation that forms a completed curve over a 20 ft. span. The
When the sun is shining, there is a warm breeze in the air and the masses of people on the Chautauqua, Sanitas and Boulder Creek hiking trails look like they are being herded – keep driving. Keep driving to some off the beaten path destinations that Boulder and the surrounding
Boulder County is a mecca for all sorts of walking and hiking trails. When you move to Boulder with your dog, you’ll likely want to know about Boulder’s off-leash regulations as quickly as possible. Your pooch (or pooches) are welcome to roam off-leash in many areas of Boulder. You do,
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