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Why the Unpredictable Nature of Hiking Makes Life Worth Living

June 8th, 2020

Throughout my life, hiking has always been something that both excites and terrifies me. Before I even had ability to walk, my parents would carry me in their backpacks along their hikes. As a very young child, I looked at the environment in wonder. I didn’t have the slightest idea what I was looking at, but the incredible color palette of the Boulder County trails kept me coming back for more. It kept me curious, and gave me an unshakeable feeling of wanderlust many years before I even knew what the word meant. As I grew, I gradually felt more comfortable in nature. My childhood curiosity... Read More

Faces of Boulder- Pic of the Day

December 12th, 2015

Snow-snow-snow! The best way to dive into winter is getting out and exploring the snowy backcountry of Colorado. Jay spent his Saturday afternoon taking a break from classes, and climbing high in Rocky Mountain National Park. With lots of snow in the forecast, it’s safe to say that winter is here, and the much welcomed snow has opened up a different way to explore this beautiful state.   Thanks Jay!  Read More

Faces of Boulder- Pic of the Day

December 6th, 2015

Winter is here! What better way to celebrate the arrival of snow then going our for a day in the flatirons? Mark spent his day embracing the cold in style, throwing on layers and finding deep snow in the backcountry. This is his third winter here in Colorado, and his first in Boulder. His favorite activities include hiking, snowboarding, and just being outside! In this picture, he lays in the snow and catches his breath. Nice to meet you Mark!  Read More

Faces of Boulder- Summit of the Week!

December 3rd, 2015

Before winter crept into the foothills, Matthew spent the afternoon hiking in the flatirons. Only days before snow blanketed the forest, he made sure to squeeze in one final late fall hike. The snow doesn’t bother him however, because he is an avid backcountry skier. As the snow accumulates in Rocky Mountain National Park, he will soon be heading out to catch some fresh powder. Nice to meet you matt!  Read More

Faces of Boulder- Pic of the Day!

October 24th, 2015

These Colorado hikers love reaching the summit! So what is more satisfying, the journey or the destination? Well both are equally important if you ask these gentleman. With a pack, climbing gear, and smiling faces, these two were with a small group spending the afternoon exploring our beautiful backcountry. Nice meeting you guys!  Read More