When planning a Rocky Mountain West trip, it’s helpful to have knowledge about the destination in order to best prepare. At The Outdoor Corps, we feature articles with equipment suggestions, naturalist details, and other useful content to aid trip planning. Our goal is to ensure that you have the information you need to make your adventures more enjoyable.

Indeed, in the “Knowledge” category, you’ll find suggested itineraries, recommend packing lists, etc., intended to get you ready for your trip. In addition, you’ll find content such as hiking and backpacking guides, historical and ecological information, and so much more. So, have fun out there and never stop exploring!

Arches National Park Visitors Guide

Arches National Park is a stunning natural wonder located in southeastern Utah, near Moab. Known for its natural sandstone arches, this park offers an unforgettable experience for visitors from all around the world. With our Arches National Park Visitors Guide, we provide you with all the information you need to plan an amazing trip.


Three Perfect Days in Denver

Denver, the capital of Colorado, is a city that offers a perfect blend of urban sophistication and outdoor adventure. With its beautiful mountain views, diverse neighborhoods, and thriving food and drink scene, Denver is an ideal destination. In this article, we'll guide you on how to spend the perfect three days in Denver, highlighting the city's must-visit spots.


Mount Falcon Park: Destination Guide

Located in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains and just a short drive from Denver, Colorado, Mount Falcon Park covers an expansive 2,252 acres of land. This stunning park boasts breathtaking panoramic views of the surrounding mountains, valleys, and even Denver's skyline. Hikers of all skill levels can enjoy the diverse range of easy to strenuous trails.


Redcloud Peak and Sunshine Peak: 14er Hike Review

Redcloud Peak (14,034ft.) and Sunshine Peak (14,001ft.) are two of the most prominent peaks in the San Juan Mountains of southwestern Colorado. The most common hiking route is Sunshine Peak via Redcloud Peak's Northeast Ridge route, a strenuous Class 2 12.0 mile trail that begins at the Silver Creek/Grizzly Gulch Trailhead.


Windy Saddle Park: Destination Guide

Windy Saddle Park is a picturesque park located on Lookout Mountain in Golden, Colorado. With over six miles of trails, Windy Saddle Park is a popular destination for hikers, mountain bikers, and nature enthusiasts looking to escape the hustle and bustle of the city and enjoy the beauty of the Colorado wilderness.


Uncompahgre Peak: 14er Hike Review

Uncompahgre Peak (14,321ft.), within Colorado's incomparable Uncompahgre Wilderness and the San Juan Mountain Range, is the sixth tallest peak in the state. The standard route to the summit is via the Class 2 South Ridge, which is about 7.4 miles roundtrip with ~3,000ft. of gain.