Platte River Trail is located in Pike National Forest near the town of Lake George, CO. While this section of the South Platte River has been a longtime favorite for angler’s, the hiking trail that skirts the river is a great way to see the South Platte up and close...even if you're not fishing.Read More
The floodgates have opened. Memorial Day weekend has come and gone, and the mad dash to escape to the mountains is in full force.
The Highways and Byways once again carry eager nature seekers into the Rocky Mountains. The search for empty camping spots, less traveled hiking trails, and endless RV escapades signal another season of outdoor bliss. The mountain pass traffic and maxed-out roadside campgrounds driving me to more secluded spots.
So, I chose one of the more popular local spots as my next hike.
Yes, I’m surprised too. I will spend hours scouring maps and Google Earth hoping to find an undiscovered location. Sometimes, though, a particular destination is so unique, so special, I’ve got to see it.Read More
It’s finally happened. Springtime. I know winter gave up a long time ago, but I’ve been holding on; not ready to give up on the chance for more snow. But, now that the days are getting longer, the sunshine a little warmer, grass a little greener—I must admit—it feels good. However, this is Colorado, so you never know what the weather will be tomorrow … see, I still haven’t lost all hope for more snow.Read More