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This Weekend’s 7 Best Hikes in Boulder

July 1st, 2022

Boulder is beautiful and has a great variety of hiking trails to choose from, ranging from beginner’s to more advanced. Try knocking off all of these hikes as it gets warmer! 1. Royal Arch Trail Royal Arch Trail begins in Chautauqua by the ranger station–you’ll know that you’ve started on the right trail when you hit the flagstone staircase; there will also be some signs. This trail is 4 miles long and has a great view of the jagged, rugged, Flatirons & the open valley of Boulder. This trail is best utilized between March and October, and may be icy during the spring. 2.... Read More

Outdoor Pic of the Day – Boulder Flatirons with Green & Bear Mountains

June 25th, 2022

Early morning photo of the Boulder Flatirons with Green and Bear mountains. The Flatirons are a group of rock formations in the western United States, in Boulder, Colorado, that are made up of flatirons and other irregular shapes. A group of five huge, numbered Flatirons may be found on the east slope of Green Mountain, running north to south from north to south. The phrase “The Flatirons” is sometimes used to refer to just these five Flatirons. photo credit: Chef Bob Sampson  Read More

Faces of Boulder ~ Jeff ~ Shares his Favorite Smoothie Recipe

April 23rd, 2022

Jeff’s favorite smoothie is filled with every kind of berry he can find in his kitchen. His most recent smoothie included strawberries, bananas, blueberries, raspberries, kale, spinach, chia seeds, and peanut butter. As a recent transplant from Minnesota, this dude is passionate about getting out there and talking to everybody we meet on the trail…for at least 10 minutes. We chatted to this one guy who is hiking the TMB (Trail du Mont Blanc) next month and another guy who flies glider planes in Colombia. Jeff can be seen hiking or running at Chautauqua or even climbing up the flatirons.  Read More

8 Easy Mountains to Summit in Boulder

April 9th, 2022

Despite the snow moving in and 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.... Read More

Faces of Boulder- Summit of the Week!

September 17th, 2015

Meet Brandy! This super star had ran S. Boulder Peak, Bear Mountain, and Green Mountain all in one jaunt. Why? Well it was her birthday, and she was treating herself to a long and strenuous run in the Flatirons. She is a full time mother, and an attorney in town. Originally from New Orleans, she has adapted very well to altitude to say the least. Happy Birthday!  Read More