Fall Colors in Brainard Lake Recreation Area
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Fall Colors in Brainard Lake Recreation Area

Juiskie and I went to Brainard Lake Recreation Area recently to drink in the fall colors of the Rocky Mountains. Brainard Lake is about a 45 minute drive from Boulder, set in the Indian Peaks Wilderness, and at about 10,000 feet of elevation. We last visited in March for some awesome snowshoeing. This visit started…

Cub Lake in Rocky Mountain National Park
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Cub Lake in Rocky Mountain National Park

Another awesome hike, awesome lake, awesome place, awesome thing of some awe. Did we ever mention that we love Rocky Mountain National Park? There’s not a bad hike in the whole park, and just the average view is better than any view you’ll see elsewhere. The $60 annual pass we buy every year is totally…

Rainbow Lakes
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Rainbow Lakes

Rainbow Lakes is a series of lakes in the Indian Peaks Wilderness about 45 minutes from Boulder between Nederland and Ward. The trailhead is five miles up a fairly rough dirt road off Highway 72 and sits at around 10,000 feet elevation. There is a very popular campground, a short two mile trail to the…