James Dziezynski

Boulder, Durango, Bellingham, Denver, Austin, Salt Lake City, Gates of the Arctic National Park

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  1. Quandary Peak – Your First Winter 14er

    Boulder

    Quandary Peak is Colorado's best 14er to start your winter mountain hiking adventures.

  2. Mount Sanitas - Trail Running

    Boulder

    Mount Sanitas is a Boulder institution. While the trail is only 3.1 miles roundtrip, the climb is a doozy with 1,343 feet of elevation gain.

  3. Marshall Mesa Hiking

    Boulder

    Marshall Mesa's hiking trails are great for all levels of hikers.The high vantage point of the mesa offers great views of the Flatirons as well as far off destinations including Longs Peak to the north and Denver to the east.

  4. Betasso Preserve

    Boulder

    A great 16.2 mile ride with fast trails, great views, and maybe the occasional bear.

  5. Walker Ranch Mountain Biking

    Boulder

    Walker Ranch provides 7.8-miles of fun, variable trail for every type of rider.

  6. Hall Ranch Mountain Biking

    Boulder

    Hall Ranch has 3 singletrack trails that offer riders 11.5 miles of expert and intermediate mountain biking.

  7. Green Mountain

    Boulder

    Green Mountain is a true local's mountain, with a real summit and all the grit and grandeur of the Rockies.

  8. Boulder's Top 4 Hidden Hiking Trails

    Boulder

    Boulder has tons of great hiking but even locals can miss these fantastic trails. Roots Rated explores the hidden gems waiting right in town.

  9. Bear Canyon - Hiking

    Boulder

    Bear Canyon is one of Boulder's more secluded hiking trails. Wildlife, flowers and amazing rock formations await on this moderate trail. It is also used to link Bear Peak and Green Mountain with the Mesa Trail.

  10. Fourth of July Trailhead

    Boulder

    4th of July Trailhead is a gateway to the Indian Peaks via the Arapahoe Pass Trail, perfect for a scenic day hike (only 2 miles to the good stuff) or bigger adventures to mountain summits and alpine lakes.

  11. Devil's Thumb Ranch - Cross Country Skiing

    Boulder

    Devil's Thumb Ranch is a winter wonderland, with over 50 miles of groomed cross country ski trails -- plus ski jouring, fat biking, snowshoeing and a fantastic lodge and spa.

  12. Caribou Ranch - Cross Country Skiing

    Boulder

    Caribou Ranch is a secluded and peaceful place to get in a quick cross country ski or snowshoe with several historic buildings on the property.

  13. Colorado Trail - Backpacking

    Durango

    The Colorado Trail is one of America's epic thru-hike adventures. 486 miles from Denver to Durango, it can be hiked in segments or in one grand adventure -- the choice is yours!

  14. Moraine Park - Rocky Mountain National Park

    Boulder

    Moraine Park is the gateway to Colorado adventures, whether it is backpacking, hiking, mountain climbing or snowshoeing. This valley in Rocky Mountain National Park is a photographer's delight and has many trails to explore.

  15. East Inlet Trail Backpacking - Rocky Mountain National Park

    Boulder

    The East Inlet Trail is a portal to wonderful lakes, high peaks, swift rivers and the start of a beautiful traverse of Rocky Mountain National Park. The backpacking and backcountry camping here is divine.

  16. South Boulder Creek Kayaking

    Boulder

    South Boulder Creek has some wild terrain in the upper creek but most paddlers will enjoy the last mile into Eldorado Springs as good run to push their skills. For advanced paddlers only!

  17. Boulder Creek Kayaking

    Boulder

    Boulder Creek features a fun whitewater course at Eben G. Fine Park, which is right in the heart of downtown Boulder. Bring your boat and paddle and have fun playing in the pools!

  18. Clear Creek Kayaking

    Boulder

    Clear Creek Canyon offers some wild kayaking in the upper creek but the majority of recreational boaters will enjoy the whitewater park right in the city of Golden.

  19. Cache La Poudre - Filter Run Kayaking

    Boulder

    The Filter Run is the perfect place for advanced beginner kayakers to hone their skills and get a taste of real whitewater action.

  20. Big Thompson River Kayaking

    Boulder

    When the dams open, the Big Thompson River roars to life. Kayakers, grab you paddles and get ready to test your meddle with The Big Tommy, a short but technical run.

  21. Flatirons Rock Climbing

    Boulder

    Boulder's Flatirons are world-class. The climbing is varied, solid and runs the gamut from 5.0 to 5.14, sport to trad and single pitch to epic 1,300 ft. climbs. And all right in town.

  22. Clear Creek Canyon Rock Climbing

    Boulder

    Clear Creek Canyon has a variety of climbing routes with a matching variety of rock. The lower canyon has easy to access crags and more sport routes, while the upper canyon progressively gets more technical.

  23. North Table Mountain Rock Climbing

    Boulder

    North Table Mountain gets a lot of sun, making its single-pitch, sport climbing routes perfect to scale year round. Easy access and good bolts makes it a great place to get in a few quick climbs or work out a tough project.

  24. Poudre Canyon Rock Climbing

    Boulder

    Poudre Canyon has a chossy personality with a few solid-granite gems hidden in the mix. Climbers eager to get out of Boulder are advised to give Poudre Canyon a shot.

  25. Lumpy Ridge

    Boulder

    Lumpy Ridge is Estes Park's classic trad climbing crag with a few sport routes in the mix. Look for multi-pitch and tough, runout lines on mostly solid rocks in the 5.9 - 5.11 range.