Category Archives: Hiking in Colorado

Happy Father’s Day!

Today we went on one last hike in Colorado, to Horsetooth Falls, per Rowan’s request.  It felt a little monumental because not only is today Father’s Day, and our last Colorado hike, but this was also the first hike we did in Colorado.  Today also marks the first hike as a family without having to […]

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Bear Lake Trailhead

On the first weekend in October we took the kids back to Rocky Mountain National Park to do some hiking starting at the Bear Lake Trailhead. We initially skipped over Bear Lake, which is just off the beginning of the trailhead, and headed straight for the trail that leads to Nymph Lake, Dream Lake, and […]

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North Fork Trail to Deserted Village

On Sunday we went hiking up near Rocky Mountain National Park on the North Fork Trail to Deserted Village. It’s six miles round trip, and we weren’t sure that we’d actually make it all the way to Deserted Village. Rowan cried for about the first half hour because he was scared. Of the rocks on […]

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Letterboxing!

On Monday the Metcalfs joined us in driving to Boulder for a morning of hiking along the South Boulder Creek Trail. Other than the fairly strong winds, the weather was just about perfect for hiking. I think the wildfire must have started shortly after we began hiking. It was odd to see clear sky looking […]

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Saturday Morning at Horsetooth Falls

On Saturday we were out of the house by 8:15 for a hike to Horsetooth Falls. It was a really lovely hike, and just about perfect for the kids. Short, but still long enough to feel like a real hike. The weather was a bit cooler than it has been, and there was small, clear […]

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