Abyss Lake is a stunningly beautiful blue Colorado body of water sitting in the alpine bowl below two of the state’s highest peaks, Mount Bierstadt (14,065′) and Mount Evans (14,265′). The jagged 13,842′ Mount Spalding closes off the bowl and completes the alpine scene in a way that steels the show. Abyss Lake is found…
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The Rocky Mountain States of the United States.
Upper Diamond Lake Trail Guide – Indian Peaks Wilderness
Colorado’s Indian Peaks Wilderness is home to one of our favorite backpacking trips the Pawnee – Buchanan Loop. Because of this, we have been eager to return and explore more of the area. Diamond Lake is located in the heart of the wilderness area and is widely regarded as one of the best day hikes…
Lost Creek Wilderness Loop Trail – Colorado Backpacking Guide
Colorado is a place known for backpacking trails with snow-covered peaks and rich blue-colored lakes. However, the very name Colorado refers to the red sandstone found throughout much of the state in iconic spots like the Garden of the Gods and the Red Rocks Amphitheater. In the center of the state lies a vast nearly…
Best Hike in Devils Tower National Monument
The best hike in Devils Tower National Monument is a double loop that encompasses all the park’s trails. From this epic 8-mile journey, you can see the giant monolith, which is the World’s first National Monument and a holy site to Native Americans, from every angle. Along the way, you will most likely catch glimpses…
Devils Tower Guide – Top 6 Must See and Do
Devils Tower National Monument is a strange, almost otherworldly place. It rises above the ocean of prairie grass in northeastern Wyoming like a lone sentinel. This formation is so unique that it is revered as a holy place by many Native American tribes. It also holds the title of the world’s first National Monument which…
Hiking the Sky Rim Trail Report – Yellowstone National Park
Hiking the Sky Rim Trail in Yellowstone National Park is a grueling journey across the very top of the most legendary park in the world. Tucked in the northwest corner this trail traverses the border with the Gallatin National Forest and literally hugs the very top of the 9,000′ Gallatin Mountain Range for eight miles….