The Hiker’s Guide to Getting Travel Insurance

Some people travel to relax. Others get away to try new foods or visit historic sites. But thrill seekers travel in search of their next adrenaline rush. Adventure activities get your heart racing and the world has plenty to satisfy even the bravest, with things like mountain climbing, skiing, skydiving, motorsports, bungee jumping, white water […]

Let’s Go Winter Camping – Want To Join?

Don’t make your first trip a five-day backcountry expedition!  Winter camping requires extra planning and quite a bit of specialized gear. You’ll carry extra pounds of gear, face unique risks, and need to learn new methods for cooking, navigating, and–yes–burying your poop. Winter hiking requires quite a bit of specialized equipment. Staying dry, warm and […]

Be Prepared for Your Next Winter Camping Trip

Winter Camping Gear Checklist Winter camping requires more gear than summer camping. Our comprehensive checklist is designed to keep you from forgetting anything important. Lets Start with The Ten Essentials For safety, survival and basic comfort: 1. Navigation Map (with protective case) Compass GPS (optional) 2. Sun protection Sunscreen (SPF 45+) Lip balm (SPF 15+) […]

Ten Winter Camping Hacks

Using a stove in your tent is usually not a good idea because of fire and carbon monoxide poisoning, but in the most extreme cold conditions—we’re talking under 20 degrees —it can help to cook in your tent to warm your shelter while saving time and energy. I use my Jetboil System for hot drinks […]

The Colorado Hiker Earns Top 100 Hiking Blog Honors

Feedspot just awarded The Colorado Hiker an award to celebrate us being in their top 100 hiking blogs world wide. CONGRATULATIONS to every blogger that has made this Top Hiking blogs list! This is the most comprehensive list of the best Hiking blogs on the internet, and I’m honoured to have you as part of this! I personally […]