12 Short Hikes in the Boulder Foothills Guide Book

by Tracy Salcedo (Falcon Guides)
12 Short Hikes in the Boulder Foothills  by Tracy Salcedo

32pp/photos/maps
ISBN: 0934641838

This book was written for families, newcomers to the Boulder, Colorado area, and anybody looking for easy access to an outdoor experience. Described in clear graphic form are 12 easy and scenic hikes of less than two hours.

© Tracy Salcedo/Falcon Guides. All Rights Reserved.

Trails from the "12 Short Hikes in the Boulder Foothills" Guide Book
Displaying trails 1 to 12 of 12.
... Preview: If male-pattern baldness could strike a peak, Bald Mountain would be a textbook case. The ponderosa forest the circles its base is like the fringe of hair that often circles a shiny pate; the few tree ... From the guidebook "12 Short Hikes in the Boulder Foothills"
Boulder, CO - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.25
... Preview: This popular path, both easy to hike and scenic, might be also called "Lover's Loop." It's a wonderful jaunt that begins and ends in the beautiful meadow that sweeps down from the base of the First Fl ... From the guidebook "12 Short Hikes in the Boulder Foothills"
Boulder, CO - Hiking - Trail Length: 1
... Preview: The open meadows and forested ravines between Fourmile Canyon and Boulder Canyon make up Betasso Preserve. The Canyon Loop Trail wanders in and out of ravines that stretch toward the high plains-if Gr ... From the guidebook "12 Short Hikes in the Boulder Foothills"
Boulder, CO - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.75
... Preview: This relatively strenuous hike is broken up by some of the most interesting scenery in the Boulder area. There is the commonplace-flowers, trees, vistas- but it is the spider people clinging to the im ... From the guidebook "12 Short Hikes in the Boulder Foothills"
Boulder, CO - Hiking - Trail Length: 5
... Preview: The Enchanted Mesa / McClintock Nature Trail loop offers some of the best of Boulder hiking. It's an easy, well-maintained trail (spiced with a few steep sections, both up and down) that meanders thro ... From the guidebook "12 Short Hikes in the Boulder Foothills"
Boulder, CO - Hiking - Trail Length: 2
... Preview: To dub a powerline "scenic" may seem contradictory, but this relatively flat trail follows artistic towers that actually add to the visual power of the walk. Both trail and powerline climb west towa ... From the guidebook "12 Short Hikes in the Boulder Foothills"
Boulder, CO - Hiking - Trail Length: 2
... Preview: To have homestead in this rugged high-country valley would have taken more energy and dedication than most of the hikers traveling the Meyers Homestead Trail could ever muster. But the broad, green ... From the guidebook "12 Short Hikes in the Boulder Foothills"
Boulder, CO - Hiking - Trail Length: 5
... Preview: Mount Sanitas also is one of the most rewarding. The trail to the top of the rolling peak is challenging; the rocky, sparsely forested terrain commands attention. But so do the great views! The plains ... From the guidebook "12 Short Hikes in the Boulder Foothills"
Boulder, CO - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.15
... Preview: You are going to have to work (and sweat) to get there, but you can savor the pain, along with the views, along the smooth sun-drenched rocks beneath the Royal Arch. This towering red-rock structur ... From the guidebook "12 Short Hikes in the Boulder Foothills"
Boulder, CO - Hiking - Trail Length: 5
... Preview: The Sanitas Valley is canine heaven. That's much of the allure of this peaceful, grassy valley-the fact that it's so accessible to so many pleasure-seeking animals, both two-and four-footed. The loop ... From the guidebook "12 Short Hikes in the Boulder Foothills"
Boulder, CO - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.25
... Preview: The top of Sugarloaf Mountain is painfully but exhilaratingly exposed-a jumbled hump of wind-whipped talus that drops away precipitously on all sides. The views will leave you awestruck. The jagged su ... From the guidebook "12 Short Hikes in the Boulder Foothills"
Boulder, CO - Hiking - Trail Length: 2
... Preview: From the east side of Flagstaff Mountain the panorama of the high plains, painted with the sprawling handiwork of man, spreads to the horizon. On the west side of the mountain the wildness of the snow ... From the guidebook "12 Short Hikes in the Boulder Foothills"
Boulder, CO - Hiking - Trail Length: 1
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