Colorado Backpacking

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Pack your gear and explore the rockies- trip ideas, maps, trails, stories, gear and more to have an awesome backpack trek through Colorado.

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Scaling a 14er? Get a peak-specific forecast from this new app!

This new app provides forecasts for Colorado's 14ers | Adventure Sports Network

On any hike, you can easily run into wind, rain, snow and other crazy elements.

If you want to backpack, but aren't sure how to get started ...

What Learning to Backpack Taught Me About Colorado

In Colorado, nature never stops calling. Here are all the lessons I learned from backpacking in the Centennial State.

We will be hiking an average of 6-9 miles a day with an average elevation…

8-Week Workout for Backpacking/Hiking

We will be hiking an average of 6-9 miles a day with an average elevation gain/loss of 2,500 feet. This will require endurance and strong muscles to prevent injury and make the trip much more enjoy…

This blind hiker came to the Rockies to finish his journey on the Colorado Trail. So inspiring!

Blind hiker Trevor Thomas returns to Rockies to wrap up Colorado Trail

Trevor Thomas and his guide dog and thru-hiking companion Tennille have returned to Colorado to finish a segment of The Colorado Trail that they were unable to complete last summer.

Gorgeous scenery! Have you visited - or backpacked to - Blue Lake?

A Tent with a View: Backpacking to Colorado’s Blue Lake

We were compelled to do the Blue Lake hike outside of the southwest Colorado town of Ouray after seeing a Backpacker Magazine article touting it as having “one of America’s best secret campsi…

Colorado Trail Wall Map Discover The 485 Mile Hiking Trail In The Rocky Mountains

Colorado Trail Wall Map

18 x 24 inch Laminated Wall Map. Includes The Entire 567 Mile Colorado Trail, Side Trails, Trailheads, Resupply Locations and Elevation Profile.

Top 10 List of the most beautiful Colorado Fourteeners #14erart

The Top 10 Most Beautiful Colorado 14ers

Top 10 List of the most beautiful Colorado Fourteeners #14erart

54 peaks. More than 140 routes. And hundreds of thousands of feet in elevation. Here, the ultimate beginner’s guide to climbing Colorado’s famous fourteeners. | 5280

Higher Ground - 5280

54 peaks. More than 140 routes. And hundreds of thousands of feet in elevation. Here, the ultimate beginner’s guide to climbing Colorado’s famous fourteeners. | 5280

Looking for a great hike in Telluride, Colorado? Simply click thru the photos for a list of all the different hikes in the area!  A great resource. #PinUpLive

Summer Activities Detail | Official Telluride Tourism Board

Looking for a great hike in Telluride, Colorado? Simply click thru the photos for a list of all the different hikes in the area! A great resource. #PinUpLive

Tips for tackling your first 14,000 foot peak.

How to Prepare for your First Fourteener

Hiking to the top of a a 14,000 foot mountain is a quintessential Colorado adventure. Here's 5 simple steps to prepare for your first fourteener.

Looking to bag some peaks this summer? Here's the 5 Best Beginner Fourteeners in #Colorado. #hiking #outdoorwomen

Colorado Peak Bagging: The 5 Best Beginner Fourteeners – Bearfoot Theory

Looking to take your hiking to new heights? Here's the 5 best beginner fourteeners so you can start bagging Colorado's coolest peaks this summer.

Blue Lakes Trail in the Uncompahgre National Forest

17 Colorado Trails That Should Be On Every Hiker's Bucket List

Blue Lakes Trail in the Uncompahgre National Forest