Best Outdoor Adventures Colorado Front Range

Best Outdoor Adventures Colorado Front Range

A Guide to the Region’s Greatest Hiking, Climbing, Cycling, and Paddling

Chris Meehan


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Who says you have to travel far from home to go on a great hike, paddle, or bike ride? Best Outdoor Adventures Colorado Front Range details the best hikes, paddles, climbs, and mountain biking routes within a few hour's drive of the Denver metro area, perfect for the urban dweller and suburbanite who may be hard-pressed to find great outdoor activities close to home.

This guide not only include the best mountain biking, hiking, and paddling, but also rock climbing and zip-lining-- perfect for families!


Chris Meehan:

Chris Meehan grew up in the shadows of the Appalachians where he cultivated a love of the outdoors. He has written for Outdoor USA Magazine, Westword, Sun & Wind Energy, among other publications. A former Colorado mountain guide, he has taken children as young as 12 and people in their 70s to the top of Colorado’s fourteeners, and has hiked some of Colorado’s toughest mountains including Little Bear, Longs Peak and Sunlight Peak. He lives in Denver, Colorado.