Winter Hikes in the Front Range

Winter Hikes in the Front Range

When you live in Colorado, winter won’t stop you from hitting your favorite trails. Just because our great state is blanketed in snow doesn’t mean you have to hang up your hiking boots. The trails are still open, and there is plenty of winter wonderland to explore,...
Tips for Backpacking the Colorado Trail

Tips for Backpacking the Colorado Trail

If you’re looking for that never ending hike where nature stretches out before you further than the eye can see, then hiking the Colorado Trail is a geek’s dream come true. You can spend a day or multiple weeks trekking through the Rocky Mountains, scaling the peaks,...
Backpacking in Rocky Mountain National Park

Backpacking in Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park has over 300 miles of hiking trails, and the famous Trail Ridge Road peaks at 12,000 feet. With the right gear and a little planning, you’ll see nature like you’ve never seen it before. Planning your backpacking trip in Rocky Mountain...
Peak Bagging for the Colorado Fourteeners

Peak Bagging for the Colorado Fourteeners

Colorado is a mountain climber’s paradise. We’ve got mountains and peaks of all shapes and sizes, depending on what you’re in the mood for, and Outdoors Geek has the equipment to get you there safely. For peak baggers, getting to the tops of our famous...

Cooking and Camping

Packing light, nutritious, and delicious meals Start your day off right with a hearty breakfast meal. Breakfast is, and always will be, the most important meal of the day. For backpackers heading out into the Colorado wilderness, packing light but efficiently is...

Favorite Front Range Hiking Spots

No visit to Colorado is complete without a good walk in the mountains. With so many national parks and trails to choose, we’re going to point you towards two of our favorite “open spaces” for a Front Range hike: Boulder’s Open Space & Mountain Parks (OSMP) and...