Whipple Trail – My Favorite Hike in Buena Vista, Colorado
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Whipple Trail – My Favorite Hike in Buena Vista, Colorado

Whether you’re stopping in Buena Vista for a lunch break on a road trip or spending a few days in this quaint Colorado small town, I highly recommend hiking the Barbara Whipple Trail System.  It’s just across the Arkansas River from South Main and the trails are family friendly. Even if you just have 20-30 … Continue reading

Manitou Incline is Colorado’s Cardio Holy Grail
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Manitou Incline is Colorado’s Cardio Holy Grail

When I did this hike I posted, “I survived the Manitou Incline!  2000’ vertical gain in a mile = butt kick workout.”  It’s training ground for Olympic and elite athletes to athlete wannabes like me.  Its reputation as one of the toughest trails in Colorado is on point.  I call it Colorado’s cardio holy grail. … Continue reading