Colorado Trip Ideas

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  • Hidden Colorado Gem: Penitente Canyon

    In the grand scheme of things, the discovery of Penitente Canyon in the San Luis Valley by rock climbers in the mid-1980s was rather late in the game since it is part of the La Garita Caldera that was formed more than 30 million years ago during...

  • Colorado State Park Profile: Eldorado Canyon State Park

    Close to Denver, Golden and Boulder, a rejuvenating jaunt to Eldorado Canyon State Park gives day-trippers a rest from civilization and access to one of Colorado’s most beautiful canyons.

  • 5 Top Places to Rock Climb in Colorado

    With all of Colorado's stunning peaks, rock formations and amazing mountain views, it's not hard for rock climbers to find a little slice of climbing paradise nearly everywhere they go. Here are a few rock-climbing favorites:

  • Learn to Rock Climb in Colorado

    With 58 peaks rising more than 14,000 feet above sea level and hundreds of only slightly shorter ones, Colorado is one of the world’s most popular rock-climbing destinations. The feeling of profound achievement from having scaled one of the state’s...

  • Extreme Adventure Sports in Colorado

    Colorado’s millions of acres of rugged outdoors treat extreme sports lovers — those who seek an elevated heart rate — to just what they’re seeking. Everything you need for a high-adrenaline adventure is waiting: amazing natural terrain, high-...

  • Hidden Colorado Gem: Lost Creek Wilderness Area

    This Pike National Forest treasure near Bailey and Fairplay takes its name from a creek of the same title that repeatedly disappears underground and into rock piles. While the mysterious waterway lures fly fisherman and the 130 miles of secluded...