Crazy About Colorado

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Ptarmigan Lake Trail

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Hi, my name is Connie, an avid outdoor enthusiast. I’ve had the privilege of living in the mountains of Colorado for most of my life and am excited to share with you all the outdoor gems I come across wandering the state hiking trail by hiking trail. Hoping to inspire you, engage you, and most definitely help send you on your way to becoming a Colorado outdoor addict! My goal is to empower you with the tools and any advice you need to responsibly discover our mountain trails.

New to hiking, new to Colorado, or an avid hiker looking for your next hike, there is a trail out there and I can’t wait to share it all with you!

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Wheeler Lake Trail, Mines, Waterfall, Alpine Lake

Wheeler Lake Trail, Mines, Waterfall, Alpine Lake

Wheeler Lake Trail is a hidden gem beyond Montgomery Reservoir that few know about. Not far from Alma, CO, you’ll find Montgomery Reservoir and a great day hike. A gorgeous waterfall to begin or end your day and a trail with views of North Star Mtn, 13,406, Wheeler...

Bulter Gulch Hike is Gorgeous!

Bulter Gulch Hike is Gorgeous!

Butler Gulch is an incredibly beautiful hike amid a sprinkling of wildflowers, old mining remnants, a waterfall, and snow-capped peaks. Take the loop hike and find unimaginable views that take your breath away while Marmots and Pikas check you out. One of Colorados'...

Crystal Lake Trail, is Captivating

Crystal Lake Trail, is Captivating

Crystal Lake Trail sits just beneath the eastern side of Crystal Peak (12,933f ft) and presents a stunning ending to a spectacular hike. Minutes from Lake City, CO you find yourself amid intense forests of aspens and meadows with sweeping views of Lake City far below....

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