Destinations: Colorado

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Fall in the Gore Range Hiking Kneeknocker Pass, CO Trip Report

Fall brings stunning color to the Colorado Rockies. What better way to experience the magic than a difficult hike to the top of a high pass in the Gore Range?

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4 Fantastic Fall Hikes in Colorado that You’ve Probably Never Heard of

Looking to avoid the crowds this fall? These 4 fantastic fall hikes in Colorado will offer you spectacular color without the throngs of leaf peepers.

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Backpacking Gore Lake: Trip Report

Pristine waters and dramatic peaks make this difficult hike a rewarding overnight backpacking trip.

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Double the Fun Father Dyer and Crystal Peak Trip Report

Have you ever had a day in the mountains so perfect you forgot that you were doing something difficult? Perhaps the weather was just right, maybe you met some cool new friends, or perhaps you [...]

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That Crag Life: Rock Climbers’ Paradise

There is something about climbing rocks that keeps bringing me back. The challenge of facing fears never comes easily. Climbing teaches us to keep pushing back on that fear. The harder you push [...]

Lake Haiyaha in Rocky Mountain National Park Winter Trip Report

The 3:30am wake up call came with some ease this go around. Surprisingly, my eyes naturally popped open without an alarm. It's as if my natural body clock knew what was coming. I rolled out of [...]

Hiking Mt Guyot a Colorado 13er: Trip Report

There's an easy way and a hard way up Guyot. We decided to take the challenging route up the east ridge. Class 2+ and 3 scrambles gaining 1,800' in a little more than a mile. Nothing quite says [...]

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Cottonwood Pass – Camping in the Snow Trip Report

Despite the challenges, reaching the base of Jones Mountain while being enveloped by the weather at Ptarmigan Lake made that extra mis-mile of hiking worth it. Sitting next to a roaring fire with [...]

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Colorado 14er: Lincoln, Democrat, and Bross Trip Report

Another weekend up before the sun. Another wind-whipped cold morning. Another high altitude struggle. Another summit sunrise. Another smile. Another day well spent in the mountains. Squirrel [...]

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Segment 6 of the Colorado Trail: Trip Report

I inched closer to the fire, the chill of night started to seep through my damp clothes. Rain gear was strewn about, for about 8 miles the skies opened up on us. Drenched to the core is never a [...]

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