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Boulder’s Best-Kept Secret: Exploring the Enchantment of Bear Mountain

February 22nd, 2024

Nestled in the heart of Boulder, Colorado, lies a hidden gem waiting to be discovered – Bear Mountain. This enchanting destination offers a unique blend of natural beauty, outdoor adventure, and tranquility, making it a must-visit for nature enthusiasts and explorers. As you embark on a journey to uncover the secret charms of Bear Mountain, prepare to be captivated by its rugged terrain, breathtaking vistas, and rich biodiversity. A Natural Wonderland Upon setting foot on Bear Mountain, you’ll find yourself immersed in a natural wonderland unlike any other. The landscape is characterized... Read More

6 Fall Hikes Around Boulder to See Aspen

September 12th, 2023

I’d expect lots of warm days in Boulder to come, but in the mountains, it is really starting to feel like fall. Once the aspen trees start to turn its a narrow window of time to see the mountains shrouded in gold.  There’s several places a quick drive from Boulder to go check out the leaves. Many people simply drive around and then turn back. But not you! Use this list to do some serious leaf peeping around Boulder. Hessie Trailhead, Eldora, CO  This trailhead into the Indian Peaks Wilderness is super popular on weekends. It is an easy hike to wander around up to a waterfall on... Read More

8 Easy Mountains to Summit in Boulder

September 30th, 2022

Despite winter approaching, there will still be many beautiful days for hiking. While you may not be ready for a winter Fourteener, I think you can definitely summit some of these super close beautiful mountains with amazing views. Just be sure to bring your crampons! Although some of these trails at the right time you may not need the crampons. My list gets progressively harder, so start at the top and climb your way up to the tops of those mountains first. 1. Bald Mountain, 1.5 miles one way: From Boulder, head west on Mapleton and on up about 7 miles on Sunshine Canyon. The small Boulder County... Read More

Outdoor Fun This Weekend

June 12th, 2015

Well it’s finally summer in Boulder! Time to put away the skis (well you have until A Basin closes), hit the farmer’s market, lounge by the Rez, and dine alfresco. Honestly there is no shortage of things to do in Boulder in the summer. (I’m personally very excited to be using my Boulder Passport for 2 for 1 tasty beverages around town). Without a doubt you gotta be outdoors for summer in Boulder; unless its a thunderstorm when you are given the excuse to get comfy indoors. Here’s some ways to spend this weekend outside: 1. Take a hike! Scan through City of Boulder Open Space... Read More