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Best Places to Watch the Sunrise in Boulder

May 19th, 2023

Watching the sunrise can have a positive impact on your overall health and wellbeing. For starters, waking up early to witness the sunrise can help regulate your body’s circadian rhythm, which is important for maintaining a healthy sleep schedule. Additionally, the soft, warm hues of the sunrise can help reduce stress and anxiety by promoting feelings of calmness and relaxation. Sunlight also triggers the release of serotonin, a mood-boosting hormone, which can help improve your mood and energy levels throughout the day. Additionally, taking in the beauty of nature can help cultivate feelings... Read More

Hiking to the top of Mount Sanitas (6,863’) rewards visitors with an epic, sprawling view

May 11th, 2023

Mount Sanitas is one of the most popular hiking destinations in Boulder, Colorado, known for its stunning panoramic views of the city and surrounding mountains. The hike to the summit of Mount Sanitas is a moderate challenge, but well worth the effort for the breathtaking views that await hikers at the top. From the summit, visitors can enjoy unobstructed views of the Rocky Mountains, the Boulder Valley, and the city skyline. The landscape is also dotted with a variety of wildflowers and unique rock formations, which add to the beauty of the scenery. Whether you are a seasoned hiker or a casual... Read More

Mom and Daughter rock climbing near the Sanitas Valley Trail

May 6th, 2023

The Sanitas Valley Trail winds its way up the large valley between Mount Sanitas and Dakota Ridge. Except for a few of brief portions destroyed by the 2013 flooding, the smooth, wide gravel trail is easy to navigate. The famed Boulder Flatirons can be seen from the south. The exposed, sunlit route is lined by fields of wildflowers. A seat at the trail’s summit provides panoramic views of Boulder and beyond. At practically any time of day, you’ll see off-leash dogs, excited kids, power walkers, and trail runners striving to beat their personal best. Fortunately, this trail is wide enough... Read More

Flatirons from Mount Sanitas Trail

May 3rd, 2023
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Boulder Sunrise from Top of Mount Sanitas – 6,863 ft

May 3rd, 2023

Mount Sanitas is a prominent peak located in Boulder, Colorado, and is a popular hiking destination for locals and tourists alike. The mountain is known for its breathtaking views of the city, foothills, and the Rocky Mountains, making it a must-visit spot for anyone traveling to Boulder. One of the main reasons for Mount Sanitas’ popularity is its accessibility. The trailhead is located just a few minutes from downtown Boulder, and the trail itself is well-maintained and easy to navigate. Despite its ease, the hike is still challenging enough to provide a good workout, making it a great... Read More

This challenging Trail is a favorite among Boulder locals

April 28th, 2023

Hiking is a beloved outdoor activity in Boulder, Colorado, and it’s no wonder why. Boulder is known for its stunning natural beauty, with the Rocky Mountains serving as a stunning backdrop for all kinds of outdoor adventures. The city is home to some of the best hiking trails in the country, and many avid hikers make the pilgrimage to Boulder each year to explore the area’s rugged terrain. One of the most popular hiking trails in Boulder is the Mount Sanitas Trail. This trail is located just a few miles outside of downtown Boulder, making it easily accessible for both locals and visitors... 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

Saturday Morning Mount Sanitas, Boulder, CO. Elevation – 6,843 ft

January 8th, 2022

Early Morning on the top of Mount Sanitas, Boulder Colorado. Elevation – 6,843 ft Mount Sanitas Info: https://www.alltrails.com/trail/us/colorado/mount-sanitas-and-sanitas-valley-loop-trail Photo Credit: Jay Palmer    Read More