Fountain Valley Loop | Colorado | 12/13/20

Fountain Valley Loop | Roxborough State Park Littleton, CO | 12/13/20 | 3.17 miles | 390' gain After a fresh December snow, I traveled down to Roxborough State Park to hike a short loop through the red sandstone formations. It was a beautiful afternoon and there were plenty of families enjoying the easy Fountain Valley …

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Lory State Park’s Valley Trails | Colorado | 12/03/20

Lory State Park's Valley Trails | Lory State Park Fort Collins, CO | 12/03/20 | 8.58 miles | 820' gain Lory State Park might be super busy on summer weekends, but Thursday mornings in December offer a bit of solitude that isn't often found right outside Fort Collins. I took Lady up to hike some …

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Hoosier Pass | Colorado | 11/07/20

Hoosier Pass | Arapaho National Forest Breckenridge, CO | 11/07/20 | 4.64 miles | 1,630' gain TH: Hoosier Pass Trailhead, R: Red Mountain C (13,229'), H: Hoosier Ridge (13,352') By early November, the first snow of the season had melted and we had a good weather window for a couple more 13ers. Hoosier Ridge and …

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Beaver Brook Trail (West) | Colorado | 10/03/20

Beaver Brook Trail (West) | Jefferson County Open Space Golden, CO | 10/03/20 | 9.33 miles | 2,623' gain I unexpectedly found myself back at Genesee Park just two days after my first visit. A series of unfortunate events in the morning (my friend slept through her alarm and missed our planned 13er and then …

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