Fourth of July Trailhead

Fourth of July Trailhead

Intro Located a few miles past the town of Eldora, the 4th of July trail is a portal to an amazing assortment of peaks, lakes and vast mountain scenery. The trail is named for the old 4th of July mine which is part of the many mine ruins along the[…]

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The Matterhorns of North America

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The word Matterhorn smacks of the golden days of Alpine mountaineering, and summons up the signature, craggy summit that even today tantalizes climbers. Indeed, it’s the Matterhorn of the Pennine Alps—not Everest, not Mont Blanc, not Mount Fuji—that perhaps best embodies the idealized, majestic mountain, particularly its enshrined east and[…]

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The 20 Best Hikes in the United States

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From the Smokies to the Rockies, and the Everglades to the highest point in Maine—and everywhere in between—the United States is full of world-class hikes. Whether you’re a hardcore peak bagger, out for an ambitious day hike, or are obsessed with the panoramic views for your Instagram feed, there’s always[…]

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15 of the Most Iconic Hikes in the World

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At the A-Lodge, we get travelers from all over the world coming to Colorado to enjoy the natural beauty of the Rocky Mountains. We thought we would help showcase a classic list of the most epic trails on the planet, as our guests seem to be good at getting around! There[…]

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The 10 Best Hikes in Boulder

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It’s no secret that Boulder boasts a wealth of top-notch hiking. The foothills and mountains above town represent the eastern terminus of the Rocky Mountains, rising up to elevations more than 8,000 feet—meaning a great workout is almost guaranteed if you’re starting from Boulder, which is roughly 5,400 feet above[…]

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Fishing at the A-Lodge

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Taking Your Kids Fishing at the Boulder A-Lodge You’ll never have trouble finding fun things to do when staying at the Boulder A-Lodge. From bluegrass jam sessions to skiing and world-class dining to rock climbing, there is more than enough to keep you busy during your stay. Just be sure[…]

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