Hiking Trail
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Cross Country Skiing in Fort Collins – In A Colorado Minute (Week 301)

This week, I went cross country skiing for the first time. The setting was the Araphaho Bend Natural Area, in Fort Collins, Colorado. The picturesque landscape features a section of the Cache la…

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Snowshoeing in Lory State Park – In A Colorado Minute (Week 294)

I can’t say it enough: snow shoeing is so much fun! So as soon as we dug our way out of the driveway after the snowfall this week, Scott, Whiskey and I went…

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Helen Hunt Falls – In A Colorado Minute (287)

The Helen Hunt Falls can be found just south of Colorado Springs and Manitou Springs in the North Cheyenne Cañon Park. It’s free to enter and was recommended to us on our Manitou…

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Prospect Ponds (Fort Collins) – In A Colorado Minute (Week 278)

The Prospect Ponds Natural Area in Fort Collins, Colorado, is part of the Cache la Poudre River Corridor and features several ponds, trails and wildlife – and of course, it has the Cache…

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Greyrock Trail (Part 1) – In A Colorado Minute (Week 272)

The Greyrock Trail (off Poudre Canyon Road aka Highway 14) is a slightly challenging and very rewarding hiking trail up to Greyrock Mountain in the Laramie Mountain Range of the Rocky Mountains. To…

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Devil’s Backbone – In A Colorado Minute (Week 267)

Devil’s Backbone is a very impressive long stretch of rock walls and towers near Loveland in Larimer County, Colorado. The 2,198-acre Devil’s Backbone Open Space with its 12 miles of trails is free to…

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Lady Moon Trail (Winter) – In A Colorado Minute (Week 254)

While I’m hesitant to say for certain that this video indeed shows what most people consider the Lady Moon Trail, I can assure you it shows images of an amazing hike up snowy…

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Gateway Natural Area, Fort Collins – In A Colorado Minute (Week 253)

The Gateway Natural Area of Fort Collins, Colorado, is actually about 15 miles northwest of the city of Fort Collins, just off Poudre Canyon Highway (Colorado State Highway 14). Formerly known as Gateway…

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