Easy Sunset Hike at Flatirons Vista Near Denver
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Easy Sunset Hike at Flatirons Vista Near Denver

With cold mornings here, you might opt for a late afternoon hike instead of a sunrise outing. Flatirons Vista is a great option and the trailhead is only 30 minutes from downtown Denver. It’s an easy and fairly flat trail with two loop options. It would also make for a great snowshoe outing when there’s … Continue reading

Fun Summer Finds – 12 Things for Travel and Outdoors
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Fun Summer Finds – 12 Things for Travel and Outdoors

I’m always on the search for innovative products for the outdoors and travel that are multi-functional and packable. These are some fun summer finds I’ve recently discovered. Be a Bandit with a Better Bandana I instantly fell in love with Bandits Bandanas when I found them on Instagram. Each bandana features designs created by artists … Continue reading

Cool Colorado Lakes for Water Fun
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Cool Colorado Lakes for Water Fun

The sweltering summer heat has a lot of us searching for spots where we can cool off. These are some of my favorite cool Colorado lakes for aqua adventures. Some take a little effort to get to and other are easy access. Close to Denver: Barr Lake State Park This is one of my favorite … Continue reading

Hike to Paradise Cove in Guffey Gorge, Colorado
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Hike to Paradise Cove in Guffey Gorge, Colorado

This is a short out-and-back trail near Florissant, Colorado that takes you to a wonderful secluded swimming hole with two small waterfalls. I hiked to Paradise Cove in Guffey Gorge late one afternoon/early evening and had it to myself. It’s a tucked away spot that’s a gem of a find. Getting There: Guffey Gorge Day … Continue reading

Hike in Waterton Canyon to See Bighorn Sheep
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Hike in Waterton Canyon to See Bighorn Sheep

You don’t have to hike far to see some bighorn sheep in Waterton Canyon. It’s an easy hike with a big wildlife sighting pay-off. Seeing wildlife on a hike is fascinating and exhilarating. Even with wildlife as cute as bighorn sheep, you need to keep your distance. The bighorn sheep in Waterton Canyon might seem … Continue reading