OURAY PERIMETER TRAIL

TRAIL DATA Trail Name/No.: Ouray Perimeter Trail Starting Temp: 65 Ending Temp: 83 Weather Conditions: Sunny Mileage: approx. 7-mile loop Elevation Gain: 1925ft Peak: 8227t Visit Time: August 2017 Nearest City Marker: Ouray, Colorado     TRAIL DESCRIPTION Centered in the gorgeous San Juan Mountains is the quaint town of Ouray. Known as the Switzerland…

PLYMOUTH MTN TRL TO RED MESA

TRAIL DATA Trail Name/No.: Plymouth Mountain Trail to Red Mesa Starting Temp: 75 Ending Temp: 80 Weather Conditions: Sunny Mileage: approx. 7.64 mile loop Elevation Gain: 1650ft Peak: 7188ft Visit Time: July 2017 Nearest City Marker: Ken Caryl, CO TRAIL DESCRIPTION The initial part of this hike is a fairly steep climb as you make…

SWALLOW TRAIL TO INDIAN CREEK

TRAIL DATA Trail Name/No.: Swallow Trail to Indian Creek Starting Temp: 50 Ending Temp: 51 Weather Conditions: Cloudy with bouts of fog Mileage: approx. 9.16 mile out and back Elevation Gain: 1400ft Peak: 7036ft Visit Time: September 2017 Nearest City Marker: Roxborough, CO TRAIL DESCRIPTION I truly enjoyed this pass through Roxborough State Park to…

LONG TRAIL TO HARMON HILL

TRAIL DATA Trail Name/No.: Long Trail (to Harmon Hill via the Appalachian Trail) Starting Temp: 58 Ending Temp: 60 Weather Conditions: Sunny Mileage: approx. 3.57 mile out and back Elevation Gain: 1217ft Peak: 2334ft Visit Time: June 2017 Nearest City Marker: Bennington, Vermont TRAIL DESCRIPTION Long Trail to Harmon Hill is an out and back…

EVERGREEN MOUNTAIN

TRAIL DATA Trail Name/No.: Evergreen Mountain Starting Temp: 56 Ending Temp: 71 Weather Conditions: Cloudy Mileage: approx. 6.93 mile loop Elevation Gain: 1425ft Peak: 8567ft Visit Time: June 2017 Nearest City Marker: Evergreen, Colorado TRAIL DESCRIPTION This is a loop hike utilizing the trail system in the Alderfer/Three Sisters open space park to summit Evergreen…

PERU CREEK

TRAIL DATA Trail Name/No.: Peru Creek Starting Temp: Sub 32 Ending Temp: Sub 32 Weather Conditions: Sunny Mileage: approx. 8 mile out and back Elevation Gain: 1031ft Peak: NR – at least 10312ft Visit Time: January 2014 Nearest City Marker: Keystone, Colorado TRAIL DESCRIPTION This is a wonderful area right outside of Keystone known as…

CASTLE TRAIL TO SUMMER WHITE HOUSE

TRAIL DATA Trail Name/No.: Castle Trail with Turkey Trot to the Summer White House Starting Temp: 23 Ending Temp: 43 Weather Conditions: Partly Cloudy with strong winds on the northern face Mileage: approx. 7.2 mile out and back with loop Elevation Gain: 1991ft Peak: 7752ft Visit Time: January 2017 Nearest City Marker: Morrison, Colorado TRAIL…

BROOKSIDE-McCURDY TRAIL

TRAIL DATA Trail Name/No.: Brookside-McCurdy Trail Starting Temp: 57 Ending Temp: 80 Weather Conditions: Sunny Mileage: approx. 9.08 mile out and back Elevation Gain: 1983ft Peak: 9242ft Visit Time: July 2017 Nearest City Marker: Bailey, Colorado TRAIL DESCRIPTION The full Brookside-McCurdy trail is a major artery trail that links to the Colorado Trail and Craig Creek trail. It…

THAMES CREEK TRAIL

TRAIL DATA Trail Name/No.: Thames Creek Trail (Dash Point State Park) Starting Temp: 74 Ending Temp: 74 Weather Conditions: Sunny Mileage: approx. 1.73 mile loop Elevation Gain: 379ft Peak: 302ft Visit Time: July2017 Nearest City Marker: Federal Way, Washington TRAIL DESCRIPTION If you are fan of trail bridges, you will like this one. Crossing around ten…

CHERRY CREEK WETLANDS TRAIL

TRAIL DATA Trail Name/No.: Wetlands Preserver Trail & Cherry Creek Trail Starting Temp: 56 Ending Temp: 58 Weather Conditions: Sunny Mileage: approx. 3.93 mile loop Elevation Gain: 394ft Peak: 5514ft Visit Time: June 2017 Nearest City Marker: Aurora, Colorado TRAIL DESCRIPTION Cherry Creek State Park is located almost directly in the heart of the Denver…

CAROLINA BEACH

SURPRISE DATA Surprise Name/No.: Carolina Beach Weather Conditions: Cloudy with heavy storms off the coast Elevation: 2.95ft Visit Time: September 2015 Nearest City Marker: Carolina Beach, North Carolina SURPRISE DESCRIPTION Surprise! Today I invite you to enjoy the beach – in the fall! Carolina Beach is a pretty quiet place during this time of year,…

PINE VALLEY BUCK GULCH LOOP

TRAIL DATA Trail Name/No.: Buck Gulch Loop (Pine Valley Ranch Open Space) Starting Temp: 75 Ending Temp: 90 Weather Conditions: Cloudy with thunderstorms near Mileage: approx. 7.6 mile loop Elevation Gain: 1586ft Peak: 7565ft Visit Time: August 2017 Nearest City Marker: Pine Junction, Colorado TRAIL DESCRIPTION This loop hike begins at the Pine Valley Ranch…