Upper Cheesman Canyon Trail, a Gem

Upper Cheesman Canyon Trail, a Gem

Upper Cheesman Canyon Trail is not far from Denver CO but feels miles away! Cheesman Reservoir sparkles in the bright sun as bare terrain mixed with pines line the trail. The higher you hike the more the views that sweep across the waters.  Ends at the South Platte...
Chicago Lakes Trail, Drop Dead Gorgeous!

Chicago Lakes Trail, Drop Dead Gorgeous!

Chicago Lakes Trail is a popular Colorado hike in the summer but in winter it’s quiet and absolutely gorgeous. Tucked behind Mt Evans 14er, the views of snow-capped peaks are breathtaking as you descend a narrow trail along slight cliff edges until reaching the valley...
Lost Lake Trail via Hessie Trailhead

Lost Lake Trail via Hessie Trailhead

Lost Lake Trail is beautiful and spring in the Colorado Rockies is a peaceful, less crowded time to get into the wild. Even with the snow on the ground the smell of pine and new growth is strong in the mild breeze.   Note: Many of the links are affiliate links...
Amazing Day Hikes in Colorado

Amazing Day Hikes in Colorado

Some of our favorites trails for amazing day hikes in Colorado’s backcountry. Do one of these and you will be itching to do another one! Different levels of skills for each one but certainly doable with acclimation to altitude and hiking at your own pace....