Jason HatfieldExplorer

Adventure and travel photographer based out of Denver, Colorado. I teach photography workshops and offer private guiding around the west. More at jasonjhatfield.com

Paddle the Weeki Wachee River

Weeki Wachee, Florida

The Weeki Wachee River begins its 7.4-mile journey at the world famous Weeki Wachee spring.

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Ski or Snowshoe to Vance's Cabin

Leadville, Colorado

Vance's Cabin is a private hut near Tennessee Pass booked by the 10th mountain division.

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Camp in the Alabama Hills

Inyo County, California

The Alabama Hills Recreation Area is a area owned by BLM and open to the public. Camping is free and you can say for a max of 14 days.

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Hike to Sahalie and Koosah Falls

Sisters, Oregon

This loop might be on the shorter side, but the hike is more than worth it for the scenery.

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Snowshoe to Tamanawas Falls

Mount Hood, Oregon

Starting at the Sherwood Trailhead, follow the sign towards Tamanwas Falls. You will walk through the woods towards the river, and cross it on the log bridge.

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Hike to Tumalo Falls

Bend, Oregon

The viewpoint is only footsteps from the parking area, and gives the best view of the 89-foot falls. A half mile trail leads visitors up to the upper viewpoint, right next to the falls.

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Hike and Camp at Smith Rock

Terrebonne, Oregon

Park your vehicle in the bivouac parking area and hike 200 yards west to the tent campsites. Set up your home away from home at one of the undesignated cliff side campsites overlooking the park.

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Backpack to Island Lake

Durango, Colorado

From the Ice Lakes basin Trailhead, this 8 mile round trip trail with 3000 feet of elevation gain will bring you to the Ice Lakes Basin with an abundance of beautiful lakes, especially Island Lake an.

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Soak in the Hot Springs Off the Million Dollar Highway

Ophir, Colorado

You will start by driving Red Mountain Pass, an experience all on its own. It is closer to get to from Silverton, but not by any means too far of a drive from Ouray.

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Backpack to Crater Lake in San Juan National Forest

Durango, Colorado

Reaching this trailhead actually begins off of Andrews Lake - you will see signs for Andrews Lake off HWY 550. I will provide directions from both Durango and Silverton at the end.

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Hike the Colorado Trail: Little Molas Lake to Lime Creek

Durango, Colorado

To hike this section of the Colorado Trail, you'll begin from the Little Molas Lake Campground at around 10,895-ft.

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Explore Box Canyon Falls

Ridgway, Colorado

Box Canyon Falls is located on the outskirts of Ouray, Colorado less than five minutes from downtown. The nearly 300 foot waterfall crashes through the canyon down to the town's hot springs.

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Watch the Sunset at Point Reyes Lighthouse

Inverness, California

From San Francisco, drive north over the Golden Gate Bridge and onto the scenic Route One.

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Photograph the Cypress Tree Tunnel in Point Reyes

Inverness, California

Just north of San Francisco, there's a row of giant Monterey cypress trees that forms a “tree tunnel”.

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Hike Butler Gulch

Parshall, Colorado

Butler Gulch is a pristinely beautiful day hike in the heart of the Arapaho National Forest near Idaho Springs, Colorado.

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Backpack the Pole Creek Trail, Wind River Range

Pinedale, Wyoming

Backpacking in the Wind River Range Requires a permit, so make sure you go through the process of getting that before you set out on this adventure. https://www.fs.usda.gov/detail...

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Hike to Seneca Lake

Pinedale, Wyoming

The Wind River Range is one of the best backpacking + climbing wildernesses in the lower 48.

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Hike to Photographer's Point

Pinedale, Wyoming

Begin at the main Elkhart Park parking area. Take the Pole Creek Trail directly adjacent to the restroom. You will follow this trail for approximately 4.

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Backpack to Titcomb Basin and Summit Gannett Peak

Pinedale, Wyoming

If you are looking for a challenging hike in one of the most remote areas of the rocky mountains then this is the expedition for you.

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Backpack Naturalist Basin and Summit Mount Agassiz

Evanston, Utah

Naturist Basin is a beautiful area in the High Uintas Wilderness with an abundance of mountains, lakes, meadows, and wildlife.  It is best hiked July-September.

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Photograph Dallas Divide

Ridgway, Colorado

Along with Maroon Lake and Crystal Mill, Dallas Divide is one of Colorado's iconic photography locations.

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Camp at South Mineral Campground

Durango, Colorado

Some general notes: South Mineral Campground does not take reservations - all sites are first come first served.

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Camp at Little Molas Lake

Durango, Colorado

Little Molas Lake Campground is about 1 mile off of US Highway 550 on Molas Pass just North of and on the other side of the highway from the Molas Overlook.

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Summit 3 Peaks in the Chicago Basin

Durango, Colorado

I tell people all the time that if they only do one hike in Colorado, this is it.

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