Mount Flora (13,146ft.) is a 13er mountain located in Colorado’s Arapaho National Forest near Berthoud Pass. The standard route to Mount Flora’s summit is via the Class 1 Southwest Ridge. At 6.4 miles roundtrip with about 1,700ft. of elevation gain, this hike is a great introduction to 13er mountains.
Looking for a great day hike near Boulder? There certainly is no shortage of amazing parks and trails in Boulder, so we’ve curated a list of what we think are Boulder’s best day hikes. These all range in length and difficulty, so there are hikes for all to enjoy!
A reliable windbreaker is an essential part of our pack for summer alpine hiking. Windbreakers are a versatile piece of gear that can serve as an emergency light rain jacket in a pinch. Check out our windbreaker buying guide to help you make an informed gear purchase.
Looking for a great hike close to Denver? Luckily, there is no shortage of amazing day hikes within an hour of the Denver metro area. We’ve curated a list of our top ten day hikes, which we think you’ll enjoy too! Golden, Boulder, Evergreen…all of these locations have plenty of trails for all skill levels.
Memorial Day is just around the corner and many travelers will be hitting the open road for an extended weekend road trip. Wherever you’ll be headed, make sure to bring some road trip gear essentials — products that we think are practical, efficient, and offer good value.
The Mountain Lion Trail is a scenic 6.7 mile loop within Colorado’s Golden Gate Canyon State Park. The trail is challenging, but not extremely intense. Great views and moderate crowds make this a wonderful day hike or trail run that’s close by Denver.