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

Backcountry Safety Card designed to assist in rescues
Hiking/Backcountry / Skiing/Snowboarding

Backcountry Safety Card designed to assist in rescues

By Jeffrey V. Smith CLEAR CREEK COUNTY Major Rick Albers of the Clear Creek Sheriff’s Office was heartbroken earlier this year when a father and son from Minnesota lost their lives on Mount Evans. The months he spent searching for the men, however, sparked an idea that he hopes will prevent tragedies like theirs from … Continue reading