COVER: Take a hike on region’s many outstanding trails
Get Out of Town / Hiking/Backcountry

COVER: Take a hike on region’s many outstanding trails

  New, long-established trails provide access, recreation   FRONT RANGE Trails are a valuable resource for promoting health, fitness, and a connection with nature. Their use is the number one recreational activity in Colorado. Trails are how many Coloradans and visitors connect to nature and wildlife. According to the 2016-2026 Statewide Trails Strategic Plan, each … Continue reading

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COVER: Nordic resorts, backcountry trails ready for fresh tracks from all skier types

By Jeffrey V. Smith FRONT RANGE Outdoor enthusiasts celebrate winter in Colorado because with the falling snow comes a new selection of activities to be enjoyed on the state’s diverse trails, especially cross-country skiing. Along the Peak to Peak Scenic Byway and many backcountry access points in Clear Creek County, a pair of Nordic skis … Continue reading