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Grand Lake, Colorado, travel

There are two kinds of Rocky Mountain vacations. The first is a pillar of the Colorado lifestyle, where climbing a 14er, off-roading through the forest, and white-water rafting are baseline requirements. The second is a more laid-back experience where lakeside reading and eating ice cream with mountain views doesn’t feel like a wasted day. Grand […]

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Treasure found in Rocky Mountains

In these tough economic times, finding a hidden treasure chest on a casual afternoon hike would be pretty clutch, and that’s exactly what happened for a lucky hiker over the weekend. Last week, someone found a bronze treasure chest hidden deep within the Rocky Mountains since 2010. The chest — filled with gold coins and […]

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Best hikes near the Rocky Mountains

Spring is upon us. The Rocky Mountains and its sub-ranges are beginning to shed snow, colorful wildflowers are in bloom, and hiking trails that have been accessible only to cross-country skis and fat bikes for the past few months are opening up to eager hikers. Spring hiking focuses more on canyons than scrambles and meadows […]