Fall Color Urban Hikes Denver

Finding Fall Color in Denver Fall is quickly approaching in the mountains, and it will soon be here in Denver. You can see it by the subtle yellowing of the cottonwoods and ash in Denver and the vibrant golden changes in the Aspen in the mountains. Everyone flocks to the high tops of the front Read more about Fall Color Urban Hikes Denver[…]

Final Thoughts 9 Creeks Loop

Walking Around Denver Is Awesome Earlier this year, I set out the goal to research, name, and then walk a 40-mile loop around Denver on the Sand Creek Trail, High Line Canal, Cherry Creek Trail and Platte River Trail. Never did I think I’d learn so much, have so much fun, and clarify my purpose Read more about Final Thoughts 9 Creeks Loop[…]

9 Creeks Loop Mile 37-40 Back to Mile 0

9 Creeks Loop Mile 37-40 Back to Mile 0 After walking 2-3 hours daily, 9 days in a row, on the 9 Creeks Loop–a 40-mile Loop around Denver–I finally came to my last section on Day 10. With just a few miles to finish, I strapped on my GoPro, my Wallaroo, and my Keens, and Read more about 9 Creeks Loop Mile 37-40 Back to Mile 0[…]

9 Creeks Loop Mile 35-38 Rounding the Platte River

9 Creeks Loop Mile 35-38 Rounding the Platte River I’m walking a 40-mile loop around Denver on a what I’ve branded as the 9 Creeks Loop (or #9Creeks in social media.) The Loop travels on 4 established Denver trails, but there is no consistency in measurement on the Loop. One trail’s 5 mile marker could Read more about 9 Creeks Loop Mile 35-38 Rounding the Platte River[…]

9 Creeks Loop Mile 33-35 Confluence Park

9 Creeks Loop Mile 33-35 Too Hot! I’m melting. After reaching the Platte River from the Cherry Creek Trail, excitement built to do 9 Creeks Loop Mile 33-35. So rather than wait until the evening, I set out in mid-afternoon to walk another 5 miles or so. But at 98 degrees with not a breath Read more about 9 Creeks Loop Mile 33-35 Confluence Park[…]