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Hike the La Verkin Creek Trail to Kolob Arch in Zion National Park

We hiked to Kolob Arch in Zion National Park on La Verkin Creek Trail. We started at Lee Pass Trailhead and did the 14 mile hike in Kolob Canyons in 1 day.

Hike the Weminuche Trail to a CO Mountain Valley Filled with Purple Rocky Mountain...

We hiked the Weminuche Trail from the Poison Park trailhead in Colorado. We went through a beautiful valley full of purple Rocky Mountain irises.

Chimney Rock Ancestral Puebloan Site in Colorado: Hike to the Top

We visited Chimney Rock National Monument in SW Colorado in the regular season and in the off-season. You can hike to the top of the mesa in the off-season.

Alberta Peak: 6-Mile Hike on the Continental Divide Trail in Colorado

Hike the Alberta Peak Trail to the summit oat over 11,000 feet high. This 6 mile hike is along the Continental Divide Trail near Pagosa Springs, Colorado.

Wheeler Geologic Area in Colorado: Hike or Ride an ATV to the Unusual Formations

We rode ATVs and dirt bikes to the Wheeler Geologic Area near Creede, Colorado. This used to be a National Monument but was downgraded because it is so remote.

V Rock Trail: Hike to a Spectacular View in Pagosa Springs, Colorado

Hike the V Rock trail in Pagosa Springs, Colorado for a stunning view of aspen trees in the fall. You will overlook the Blanco River Basin. Take the short or long version of the V Rock trail.

Bluejohn Canyon, UT: Hiking the Slot Canyon Where Aron Ralston Lost His Arm

Bluejohn Canyon, Utah, gained fame after Aron Ralston amputated his arm there. We hiked to the slot canyon where he was trapped for 180 hours.

Little Wild Horse Canyon: Yikes! We Got Caught in a Flash Flood in a...

We got caught in a flash flood in a slot canyon in the Little Wild Horse Canyon in Utah. It was sunny outside and no rain was forecast. We had to climb out the canyon walls.

Opal Lake: Hike the Trail in Pagosa Springs, Colorado

We hiked the trail to Opal Lake near Pagosa Springs, Colorado. The trail is 2.3 miles round trip and goes through the South San Juan Wilderness area.

Scout Lookout in Zion National Park: Hike the West Rim Trail

We hiked the West Rim Trail to Scout Lookout at the base of Angels Landing in Zion National Park. Here are photos of the trail and the route it takes.

Williams Creek Reservoir: Camping, Fishing, Hiking & SUP’ing in SW CO

Williams Creek Reservoir is a mountain lake located 28 miles from Pagosa Springs, Colorado. Here are campground and recreation activities in the area.

Buckles Lake and Harris Lake Trail: An Easy Hike Near Pagosa Springs, CO

Hike to Buckles Lake and Harris Lake southeast of Pagosa Springs, Colorado. This easy 3 1/2 mile trail provides stunning scenery of aspen trees in the fall.