Hiking up and down Deer Mountain Trail is a great option for visitors to Rocky Mountain National Park who are looking for moderate exercise and excellent views of the mountains.
This hike featured some of the best panoramic views of the Rocky Mountains that we’ve seen since moving to Colorado. From such a high vantage point, it’s amazing how much you can see in all directions.
This hike was an absolute pleasure that reinforced to us what an amazing place we live in, with such a variety of beautiful scenery to enjoy. Along the trail you can see Rocky Mountain views, interesting rock formations, an alpine lake, and refreshing forests. Even if you only make it to Gem Lake, you can see all of the above.
Hiking the Foothills Bench Trail Friday, May 3 was a warm sunny day, and I couldn’t stay indoors, so I thought to spend some time outside photographing this trail in order to introduce it to others. The Hike The Foothills Bench Trail is an underrated 4-mile out-and-back trail on the …
This hike was a bit challenging, especially for that final push up the hill to Loch Lake, but the effort was well worth it. Microspikes are a necessity in winter for traction in the snow.
This had some stunning views which are worth the challenging hike to see, particularly of Mt. Meeker, Longs Peak, Pagoda Mountain, Chief’s Head Mountain, and Tanima Peak.
Lost Lake is a relatively easy hike of 4.4 miles with roughly 800 feet elevation gain. The trek features beautiful views of the Indian Peaks.
The Wonderland Lake Park is a great place to go for a short hike, and is conveniently located in North Boulder with ample parking. A hike from the parking lot and up around the Wonderland Hill overlooking the lake is only 2.5 miles with an ascent of about 425 ft, proving a good workout. It’s even more of a workout if you do it in the snow!
At the end of April my husband and I went to Delaware Water Gap to see Buttermilk Falls and go for a hike around Crater Lake. This was easily my favorite hike since we moved to New Jersey, with a variety of beautiful scenery.