The 4th of July Trailhead in Colorado is a treasure trove of outdoor adventurers. Located just outside of Eldora, it’s proximity to nearby Boulder and Denver make it an excellent place to explore. As a Colorado local for over 12 years, I try to make a stop at the 4th of July Trailhead every season. […]
Colorado 14ers and 13ers
Backpacking in Colorado is a bucket-list activity for locals and visitors alike. The best backpacking trips in Colorado can be found all over the state. There’s a trail for all ability levels, making Colorado an epic place to backpack. There’s something magical about spending the night in the Rocky Mountains. Green valleys butt against beautiful […]
Soar to new heights with these unforgettable Colorado 14ers you’ve got to check out.
Flash. I’m on the mountain. At least I hope I am. I’m pretty much limited to the small beam of light my crappy headlamp from Target puts out. Every now and then I see green eyes up the trail, one of the dogs is looking back at us. But as I walk almost begrudgingly up hill my head slowly clears. As my heart rate rises and the oxygen thins an easy calm comes over me. A focus I only feel on the mountain. The physical exertion almost secondary to the mental peace I have.
Avoid the crowds with these off-the beaten path climbs for all abilities.
Plan the perfect hike with this local’s guide to hiking the famous Herman Gulch Trail. Set out on a breathtaking hike with this exclusive trail guide.