—Photo courtesy of Terri Cook
Length: 4.0 miles roundtrip
Why we love it: A taste of the Royal Gorge without the crowds—or the entrance fee
When to go: Any time of year
Pre-hike buzz: Fuel up in Cañon City as you pass Cañon Coffee Café (aka Cañon City Mugs); 1520 Royal Gorge Blvd (US 50)
November 24 2015, 4:20 PM
Alison Qualter Berna, Brad Graff, Dan Berlin, and Charles Scott take a breather on their way to Machu Picchu. —Courtesy of Team See Possibilities
Dan Berlin is a world-class athlete: He’s run nine marathons (including New York and Boston's), completed two half Ironman triathlons, and jogged across the Grand Canyon—and back—without stopping.
He's also blind.
Two weeks ago, the Fort Collins resident became the first blind person to...
October 29 2015, 8:48 AM
Your dog celebrates you every day (what do you think that tail-wagging means?); take some time this month to celebrate him. —Photo courtesy of Shutterstock
Paws 4 Life 5K Walk/Run Pet Fest, September 12
At this 5K walk or run, hosted by the Rocky Mountain Cocker Rescue, pets get in free. Pups of all breeds can trot alongside their humans, and, post-race, enjoy doggie door-prizes. Puppy-loving humans who have yet to take home a furry...
September 1 2015, 9:00 AM
“I’m already to downtown Denver?” It was a May morning, and Liz Thomas had begun her urban hike down Colfax Avenue around 7:30 a.m. near Genesee Park. Now, she saw a church tower in the distance—the change in neighborhood keying her into her downtown approach. She wore a headlamp on her chest and a...
June 30 2015, 10:00 AM
Where: Driving through Glenwood Canyon along I-70 is an almost surreal experience, says senior editor Natasha Gardner. Which is part of the reason why she prefers hiking through the jagged area, which affords even better views of the gnarly rock layers. She snapped this picture on the way from back...
May 18 2015, 8:30 AM
—Image courtesy of Shutterstock
1. Get out: Tackle an Urban Adventure
Why you should go: This month’s cover story compiles 50 (yes, 50!) near-to-home adventures. What are you waiting for? Get going.
Details: Your choice, Front Range
2. Get Involved: Amp the Cause’s 10th Annual Community Day
Why you should...
April 1 2015, 9:30 AM
Why we love it: Absolute convenience; it is practically in our backyard.
When to go: Commerce City's Rocky Mountain Arsenal is rarely crowded, but if you go early—the area opens at sunrise—you’ll have the best odds for bird and wildlife watching.
When you look out over the Rocky...
August 26 2014, 1:00 PM
Where: Senior editor Natasha Gardner took this picture while exploring trails around Marble, Colorado. The town once supplied stone for monuments across the country (think: Lincoln Memorial) and the leftovers from the quarry can still be seen in the area.
August 4 2014, 8:30 AM