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Cameron Pass, CO

Hike: Gould Loop

By On November 4, 2016

While parking lots fill up on the weekend and trails in town are packed with hikers, there are trails in the wilderness where only the moose may roam that day. Gould Loop… Read More

Joe Wright Trail
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Snowshoe: Joe Wright Trail

By On May 4, 2016

Oh, it’s 73 degrees and sunny outside? The trails in the foothills are open and dry? And you’re about to ditch your snowshoes and skis for trail runners and shorts? Well, hold… Read More

Sawmill Creek Trail
Cameron Pass, CO

Snowshoe: Sawmill Creek

By On March 25, 2016

There are moments when I’m in the mountains that the sun shines brightly on my face giving me a deep warm feeling to my core, the air is thick with the rich… Read More

Adventure Guides

Explore: Wildflower Viewing in Northern Colorado – Part 3

By On September 29, 2015

Well, Fresh Air Fort Collins readers – wildflower season has come to an end. I’ve spent the entire 2015 wildflower season observing bloom patterns at different elevations on different trails all around… Read More

Adventure Guides

How To Go Dispersed Camping in Northern Colorado

By On June 29, 2015

Last summer when I took over Fresh Air Fort Collins I got right on top of the Best Campgrounds in Poudre Canyon guide. It has been a wildly popular post and has… Read More

Gould Loop at Sunset
Cameron Pass, CO

Snowshoe: Gould Loop

By On March 27, 2015

One thing that I’ve been trying to focus on is being in the moment. I used to hate this phrase. It seemed like some new age ideology, which I stubbornly try to… Read More


Snowshoe: Zimmerman Lake

By On January 30, 2015

Early last June I got a group of friends together for a short hike to Zimmerman Lake. Since it was summer and it seemed like most of the higher elevation trails were… Read More

Cameron Connection Trail

Snowshoe: Cameron Connection Trail and Michigan Ditch Trail

By On November 29, 2014

I’ve never been a huge fan of winter. I grew up in Utah where we used to ride inner tubes pulled by ATV’s down the street and get whipped off jumps that… Read More

Cameron Pass, CO

Camping Cameron Pass

By On April 11, 2014

Maybe camping isn’t the right word, since you won’t really want to spend the nights in Cameron Pass in a tent. It’s cold even during the summer when the snow has finally… Read More

Best of Day Trips

Cross-Country Ski Cameron Pass: The Gould Loop

By On January 3, 2014

Located less than two hours away and virtually unreachable by ¬†other major cities in Colorado, Cameron Pass is an uncrowded Winter playground for the Fort Collins crowd. While much of the Cameron… Read More

Cameron Pass, CO

Pic of the Week: Snow at Cameron Pass

By On February 12, 2013

In case you were wondering what it looked like on Saturday over by Blue lake, here it is. A couple hours of heavy snow and wind around 10am and then some eerie… Read More

Cameron Pass, CO

Yurts are for Lovers

By On February 7, 2013

So in keeping with the valentine’s theme that the Scoop Blog Network is going with this month, here is the first of my picks for things to do with your man friend… Read More

Cameron Pass, CO

Cameron Pass Hikes: Zimmerman Lake (is kinda boring)

By On January 29, 2013

This weekend I was up at Cameron Pass staying in a yurt. More on that later, I need to dedicate some special thinking time to yurts before doing a post on them.… Read More

Cameron Pass, CO

Nordic Schmordic: Why Cross Country Skiing Should be on your List of Winter Sport Favorites

By On January 3, 2013

Hey Gang, a special little something for you- a post without me! That’s right, today is a guest post on Cross Country Skiing because I am lame and do not ski myself.… Read More

Cameron Pass, CO

Don’t Panic: We’re Going to Make it Through Winter. Here’s 5 Ways

By On November 1, 2012

It getting dark earlier and earlier. And colder. Not really as cold as it should be considering I typically hate life by the end of October. But despite this weekend being nice… Read More

Best of Fresh Air

American Lakes Hike: A Must Do, Especially for the Anti-social and Nature-deprived.

By On August 2, 2012

  Off the beaten path and awfully beautiful, the American Lakes hike has just made my all-time favorite hikes list. And I had no intention of doing it at all until the… Read More