Category Archives: Hikes

Castlewood Canyon

A quick hike at Castlewood Canyon State Park, and then up to Parker to tour a museum. That was my plan. But as I drove north on Routh 83, it began to rain. When I pulled into the park, I … Continue reading

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Catamount Trail

Never daunted in her quest to introduce people to hiking in the mountains, Young organized another adventure for CBS staff. As enticement, she offered to supply a picnic lunch at the mid-point. The hike followed the Catamount Trail from the … Continue reading

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Quandary Peak

Quandary Peak (Summit County) — 14,265 feet—So named by miners who could not identify ore found on the mountain. My friend and coworker Young organized a hike up this 14er for anyone who wanted to go. Her offer was accepted … Continue reading

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Tunnel Drive Trail

Route 50 curves away from the Arkansas River just west of Cañon City. This isn’t surprising, because the river cuts through the Royal Gorge just west of town. Right where the road curves, there’s a trailhead for the Tunnel Drive … Continue reading

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