Erina Wells

Hike to Hanging Lake

Glenwood Springs, Colorado

Hanging Lake is a beautifully unique natural wonder.

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Backpack to Conundrum Hot Springs

Aspen, Colorado

After picking up your required overnight permit, start your morning with a coffee in Aspen, then drive out 15 min to the trailhead at the end of Conundrum Creek road.

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Hike to South Willow Falls

Silverthorne, Colorado

Start at the Willowbrook Trailhead. You’ll hit a “Y” in the trail pretty quickly - go left and you’ll soon be at the first log bridge.

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Hike South Table Mountain

Golden, Colorado

Want to see a rainbow? Possibly some coyotes or other Colorado wildlife? This hike is full of twists and turns, mostly involving the trail, but also in surprises along the way.

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Hike the Golden Cliffs Trail

Golden, Colorado

From here, you can choose a few different hiking paths. This out-and-back trek starts at the trailhead up and to the left.

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Hiking James Peak (13,294')

Idaho Springs, Colorado

James Peak is one of 76 13,000'+ peaks in Colorado's front range. On your way up to the peak you will pass St. Mary's Glacier.

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Hike Mount Elbert

Leadville, Colorado

Start your trip at the North Elbert Creek trailhead, reached by taking Colorado 300 just south of Leadville, and then a left on County road 11 and a right on Halfmoon Creek road.

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Explore the St. Elmo Ghost Town

Nathrop, Colorado

If you're willing to go off the beaten path to a neat little ghost town, St. Elmo, Colorado is the place for you! About 2 and a half hours west of Colorado Springs, Colorado lies the town of St.

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Hike Mount Massive

Leadville, Colorado

Starting from the Mt Massive Trailhead off of Halfmoon Creek Road (a half mile past the more popular Mt Elbert Trailhead), follow the excellent and easy trail into the woods.

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Hike Grizzly Peak at Loveland Pass

Dillon, Colorado

While a typical Colorado hike may be an ascent to your destination followed by a descent back to your car, the hike to Grizzly Peak at Loveland Pass (Grizzly Peak "D") breaks that mold.

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Summit La Plata Peak

Buena Vista, Colorado

The Northwest Ridge is the most easily accessible and popular route, and for good reasons. The trailhead is on the side of Hwy 82, otherwise known as Independence Pass, about 14.

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Hike Mount Shavano and Tabeguache Peak

Chaffee County, Colorado

Start out on the Shavano and Tabeguache Trailhead off of FR 252 outside of Poncha Springs, at about 9,700 feet, and begin your trek into the forest.

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Hike the Resthouse/Lincoln Lake Trail

Evergreen, Colorado

While the Mt. Evans Wilderness never has a shortage of visitors, thanks to its proximity to Denver, it is possible to find a more private hike if you know where to look.

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Explore Echo Lake Park

Idaho Springs, Colorado

Located at the base of Mt. Evans Road, Echo Lake sits next to Squaw Pass Road, providing a great jumping-off point for numerous adventures.

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Hike Elk Meadow Dog Off-Leash Area

Evergreen, Colorado

Note: This area is currently closed for Natural Resource Protection. For more more updated information, please visit the Jefferson County website.

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Snowshoe to Squaw Mountain Fire Lookout

Idaho Springs, Colorado

Come check out the Squaw Mountain Fire Lookout, a historic spot located in the Mount Evans Wilderness Area of Colorado, and one of the highest lookout towers in the country, at an elevation of 11,486.

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Hike to Hell's Hole

Idaho Springs, Colorado

The name is uninviting, but Hell’s Hole is a scenic, shallow basin in the Mount Evans Wilderness near Idaho Springs. Starting elevation is about 9500 feet.

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Catch the Sunrise from Grays Peak

Silver Plume, Colorado

The first challenge you'll face on your way to the summit of Gray's peak is Steven's Gulch Road.

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Hike Torrey's Peak via Kelso Ridge

Silver Plume, Colorado

The start of this route up the Kelso Ridge is the same as doing the standard route of Gray's and Torrey's peaks.

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Hike Panorama Point at Corwina Park

Evergreen, Colorado

Jefferson County, the "Gateway to the Rockies" has dozens of great parks and trails. One of the best, however, is often overlooked, as it is sandwiched between bigger and more popular parks.

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Winter Hiking and Wildlife in Waterton Canyon

Littleton, Colorado

Waterton Canyon is the beginning of the Colorado Trail which stretches 500 miles from Denver to Durango.

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Hike 14er Mount Bierstadt

Dillon, Colorado

If you’re ready to lose your 14er virginity, Mount Bierstadt holds a reputation for a great “starter” 14er. Of course, experienced climbers will enjoy this (relatively speaking) easy mountain as well.

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Camp at Guanella Pass

Idaho Springs, Colorado

This is a beautiful campground that serves as a great basecamp for many different outdoor activities in the Front Range.

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Boulder The Eggs on the Hidden Fawn Trail

Evergreen, Colorado

Looking for a place near Denver to perfect your bouldering skills? Or are you wanting to get the whole family out, but not looking for an extreme/technical hike? Which ever question best describes yo.

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