August 2016 - Urban Hiking Denver

First Creek DEN Open Space

When you’re the first group to do the first hike on the First Creek Trail at DEN Open Space, you’ll also be the first to discover its many surprises. And many showed themselves. Six of us signed up on MeetUp for a Walk2Connect Walk&Talk at 9 am to do an inaugural walk on the new Read more about First Creek DEN Open Space[…]

High Line Canal Segment 7

High Line Canal Segment 7 Greenwood Village to Centennial It’s funny to think that walking 5 miles is chump change. But that’s how we felt this morning after coming off our last segment of 10 miles. None the less, 20 High Liners headed out, with the support of the High Line Canal Conservancy and Walk2Connect, Read more about High Line Canal Segment 7[…]

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High Line Canal Segment 6

High Line Canal Segment 6 Beautiful Cherry Hills People who enjoy Denver think they need to get up into the mountains to see amazing views. They couldn’t be more wrong. This High Line Canal Segment 6 walk meandered through some of the prettiest places and views I’ve ever seen. Backed by the High Line Canal Read more about High Line Canal Segment 6[…]

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High Line Canal Segment 5

High Line Canal Segment 5 Denver’s Urban Core and Cherry Creek Respite 11 miles–that was our goal for this segment through Denver’s urban core and through Cherry Creek–and we tackled it with finesse and grace. All 13 walkers on High Line Canal Segment 5 eagerly took the 11 mile challenge, and the Canal gave us Read more about High Line Canal Segment 5[…]