by Mindy Sink (Jour'92) and Kim Lipker
(Menasha Ridge Press, 288 pages; 2020)
The best way to experience Denver and Boulder is by hiking. Get outdoors with local authors and hiking experts Mindy Sink and Kim Lipker with the full-color edition of 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Denver and Boulder. A perfect blend of popular trails and hidden gems, the selected trails transport you to scenic overlooks, wildlife hot spots and historical settings that renew your spirit and recharge your body.
Explore the highlights of some of Colorado’s newest trails ― such as a waterfall in Staunton State Park, Clear Creek as it tumbles alongside the Peaks to Plains Trail toward Golden, or a historical ranch at Rocky Flats National Wildlife Refuge. Or enjoy classic favorites along the Front Range, such as ascending Mount Bierstadt, one of Colorado's iconic 14ers; taking in the views of Horsetooth Reservoir just outside Fort Collins; and seeing Boulder’s flatirons up close from Chautauqua Park. With these Colorado authors as your guides, you’ll learn about the area and experience nature through 60 of the region’s best hikes!