Saturday, February 24, 2018

Posts Tagged With ‘ hiking ’

Trail Review: First and Second Flatirons

February 21st, 2018

Boulder is famous for the majestic sandstone flatirons jutting from the mountainside above the town. Most people probably know that you can hike these soaring monoliths. The first and second flatiron trail is one of the most popular in Boulder County, climbing 2.7 miles through rocky debris and pine forests to sit among the boulders for which the city is named. Our Ratings: Crowd: 2/5. This is a very busy trail. On fair days and weekends you’ll be following a steady stream of other hikers up and down the mountain. Even at sunrise and during the winter the trail is well populated. If you’re... Read More

02-17-2018

February 16th, 2018

On the road. To see full picture, please click on the title. Photo by Brad Fagan.  Read More

02-16-2018

February 15th, 2018

On the road. To see full picture, please click on the title. Photo by Brad Fagan.  Read More

02-15-2018

February 14th, 2018

On the road. To see full picture, please click on the title. Photo by Brad Fagan.  Read More

7 Dog-Friendly Hikes in Boulder County

February 14th, 2018

If you’re like me, you like getting outside with your furry best friend. But sometimes it’s hard to know what trails allow four-legged adventuring companions and which frown on it. Here at AboutBoulder we’ve compiled a list of the best dog-friendly hikes in the area so you’ll never have to leave your pup behind again! Royal Arch Trail This challenging 3.4-mile loop will gain 1,358 feet and provide you and your pooch with a killer workout. The trailhead begins in Chautauqua and splits off at the flagstone staircase—just follow the signs. Ascend through pine forests and wildflower meadows... Read More

02-13-2018

February 12th, 2018

On the road. To see full picture, please click on the title. Photo by Brad Fagan.  Read More

02-12-2018

February 11th, 2018

On the road. To see full picture, please click on the title. Photo by Brad Fagan.  Read More

02-11-2018

February 10th, 2018

Goodbye summer. To see full picture, please click on the date. Photo by Brad Fagan.  Read More

02-10-2018

February 9th, 2018

Taking a stroll in the woods. To see full picture, please click on the date. Photo by Brad Fagan.  Read More

02-09-2018

February 8th, 2018

The beautiful rock formation on the Flatirons. To see full picture, please click on the date. Photo by Brad Fagan.  Read More

Trail Review: Green Mountain West Trail, Boulder CO

February 7th, 2018

You can find the Green Mountain West Trail up the winding roads of the Boulder County Open Space. This 2.7 mile out-and-back trail gains 627 feet and offers stunning mountain vistas and a vantage point of Boulder below. If the weather is good, get there early or late to find parking on the gravel side of the road. Our ratings: Crowd: 3.5/5. This is a moderately popular trail. Depending on the weather and time of day, you’ll be sharing this trail with a decent group of people. The hike itself typically isn’t very busy, but once you reach the summit you’ll be jockeying for space with most of... Read More

02-06-2018

February 5th, 2018

The quiet side of nature. To see full picture, please click on the date. Photo by Brad Fagan.  Read More

02-05-2018

February 4th, 2018

Working hard to reach the top. To see full picture, please click on the date. Photo by Brad Fagan.  Read More

02-04-2018

February 3rd, 2018

Gorgeous view of the waterfall. To see full picture, please click on the date. Photo by Brad Fagan.  Read More

02-03-2018

February 2nd, 2018

Exploring nature with this little curious guy. To see full picture, please click on the date. Photo by Brad Fagan.  Read More

01-31-2018

January 30th, 2018

Hiking on the broken trial. To see full picture, please click on the date. Photo by Brad Fagan.  Read More

01-29-2018

January 28th, 2018

Snowy mountain in the summer. To see full picture, please click on the date. Photo by Brad Fagan.  Read More

01-26-2018

January 25th, 2018

Beautiful mountain view To see full picture, please click on the date. Photo by Brad Fagan.  Read More

01-25-2018

January 24th, 2018

Gorgeous view of Boulder wilderness. To see full picture, please click on the date. Photo by Brad Fagan.    Read More

01-24-2018

January 23rd, 2018

Strolling with best buddy. To see full picture, please click on the date. Photo by Brad Fagan.  Read More

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