Adventure Travel Blogs #colorado


Travel blogs about everything from backpacking trips in Colorado to solo trips in Southeast Asia and walking the Camino de Santiago in Spain; with more wanderlusting adventures around the world soon to come!

Recently my partner and I did a 2-day backpacking trip in the Colorado High Country known as The High Lonesome Loop. This hike climbs over Devil's Thumb Pass in the Indian Peak's Wilderness and takes you across the Continental Divide, before bringing you to one of the most beautiful alpine lakes I've ever seen, King Lake. We camped at 11,000 feet under a meteor shower with a bear rustling around our campsite. It all sounds wonderful but walking 17 miles and climbing over 2500 feet with a heavy pack in the heat of summer after not having backpacked for over a year was a painful experience. These trips are challenging but the reward was the best vistas of the Colorado Rockies, and that makes all the pain worth it.

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