Dust Off Your Snowshoes Near Winter Park

I took my two dogs out for a 6-mile jaunt this last Saturday up St. Louis Creek near Fraser.  Fortunately, we were the only ones out there this weekend!  We caught some amazing views of Byers Peak and had the trail all to ourselves.  There’s an extensive winter trail network back in this area — […]

Treat Our Public Lands With R-E-S-P-E-C-T!

We just learned about a really unfortunate incident regarding vandalism in some of our most cherished national parks, including Rocky Mountain National Park. This is just a simple reminder to leave no trace and treat our special natural places with the respect they deserve!  You can also read more on CNN.

Welcome to Summer in Colorado

The photograph you see here is of Chimney Peak, which is located in the San Juan Mountains of Colorado.  This is just a small taste of the San Juan’s beauty. The peak is 11,781 feet in elevation.  While it is a fairly technical mountain to climb, you can enjoy its beauty from a number of […]

Ring In the New Year Colorado Style

Brainard Lake Recreation Area is one of our favorite winter playgrounds.  Get out and enjoy some of Colorado high country’s fresh powder on this 5.3-mile outing.  You won’t regret your decision to grab your snowshoes or skis and go!

Trail Condition Updates After Recent Flooding

We’ve received numerous emails from people asking about ways they can help rebuild trails along the Front Range after this fall’s devastating floods.  To find current trail condition information and potential volunteer opportunities, please visit the following: Boulder County City of Boulder Jefferson County Larimer County

Bring on Summer at Roosevelt Lakes!

Summer has officially landed.  Well…I guess this post comes about 3 hours too early…but close enough!  Celebrate the longest days of the year with a visit to Roosevelt Lakes in the Mount Evans Wilderness Area.  If you live in Park County, JeffCo, or Denver, it’s a relatively short drive to hiking paradise.