Devil’s Backbone: Keyhole & Wild Loop | Colorado | 08/26/19

  Keyhole & Wild Loop | Devil's Backbone Open Space Loveland, CO | 08/26/19 | 2.71 miles | 334' gain | Class 1 My definition of "hike" has changed a lot this year. I started blogging a year ago (October 2018) and that (as well as the 52-hike challenge) inspired me to start keeping track …

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Rocky Mountain National Park: Alpine Mini-Hikes | Colorado | 08/06/19

It was Nicholas' last day in Colorado, and while we were both too tired to snag a 14er, his request to hike above treeline could easily be accomplished in a much less exhausting way. We hadn't visited RMNP yet in his 2 week visit, so we opted to tackle some of the easy, high altitude …

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Homestead Meadows: Irvin Homestead | Colorado | 08/05/19

Irvin Homestead via Lion Gulch Trail | Roosevelt National Forest Estes Park, CO | 08/05/19 | 10.64 miles | 1,970' gain | Class 1 Homestead Meadows is one of those places that you can return to again and again, and find something new each time. A network of trails leads to various homesteads, both near …

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Mayflower Gulch Trail & Ghost Town Hunting | Colorado | 08/03/19

Mayflower Gulch Trail | White River National Forest Frisco, CO | 08/03/19 | 2.40 miles | 562' gain | Class 1 Is there a better way to spend a morning than by hiking to a ghost town in the mountains? The Boston Mine can be found in Mayflower Gulch, a scenic basin surrounded by the …

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