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Barr Trail on Pikes Peak in Colorado

One of our favorite trails to hike that isn’t far from Colorado Springs is Barr Trail. The entire trail stretches about 13 miles (about 21 kilometers) and has an elevation gain of close to 8,000 feet (about 2,400 meters). Because Read more…


Monument Rock Trail in Monument, Colorado

We decided to look for a trail near Colorado Springs that we hadn’t hiked previously and found the Monument Rock Extended Trail that is located in the nearby town of Monument. The trail is rated as moderate and takes you Read more…


Our Hiking Season Has Officially Begun

Although some people hike year-round, regardless of the season, we prefer to wait until most of the snow has melted before going hiking in the mountains. It has been a cool and rainy spring in Colorado and the mountains have Read more…