Ralph Price Reservoir | Colorado | 10/13/19

  Ralph Price Reservoir | Roosevelt National Forest Lyons, CO | 10/13/19 | 5.66 miles | 951' gain On AllTrails, this one is called Button Rock Dam via Sleepy Lion Trail. The dam, while quite large, isn't (at least in my opinion) the most interesting part about this hike, and the Sleepy Lion Trail is …

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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 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 of my hikes. …

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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 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 and far. This …

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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 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 rugged Tenmile 13ers. …

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