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Trail: Cascade Canyon: Teton National Park

Teton National Park is one of the most beautiful places to set up camp and just enjoy the scenery.  With the majestic spires of snow covered peaks, the Tetons are one of the most sought after destinations for all serious backpackers. My favorite trail is Cascade Canyon.  This trail takes you through the heart of … Continue reading

Trail: Arthur’s Rock

Any Fort Collins native knows about Arthur’s Rock in Lory State Park on the west side of Horsetooth Reservoir.  Arthur’s Rock provides a great one night escape from the hustle and bustle of the city.  To get there take the Dam Roads north and the turn off is to the left (there is adequate sinage). … Continue reading

Trail: Continental Divide Trail from North Inlet Trail Head

The Continental Divide Trail is a classic Colorado trail that should be on any serious backpacker’s bucket list.  But if you aren’t ready for the full epic, the out and back portion starting at the North Inlet trail head is a great way to stick your head in the door.  North Inlet is 10 minutes … Continue reading

Trail: Medicine Bow Wilderness

Medicine Bow Wilderness (Snowy Range) is located about 45 minutes west of Laramie, Wyoming.  There are endless trails around pristine alpine lakes all at an elevation of 10,000 ft. or higher.  All trail heads start at close to treeline and so getting an alpine experience takes all of 5 minutes of walking.  My favorite route starts … Continue reading