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Day 3: South Laggan to Fort Augustus

Day 3, South Laggan to Fort Augustus
Approximately 12 miles. I think. Read more

Day 2: Gairlochy to South Laggan

Day 2, Gairlochy to South Laggan
Approximately 11 miles. Read more

Day 1: Fort William to Gairlochy

Day 1, Fort William to Gairlochy
Approximately 10 miles. Or 12. But who’s counting? Read more

Castlewood Canyon

Many years ago, back in the late 1800s, some visionary engineers build a dam on the Cherry Creek as it meandered through Castlewood Canyon. Unfortunately, they didn’t build the dam very well. It was structurally flawed, and in August of 1933 the dam burst, sending a 15-foot wave towards Denver.* These days, visitors to Castlewood Canyon State Park can view the dam ruins and enjoy the beauty of this unexpectedly lush canyon through a variety of trails.
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North Table Mountain

This Saturday a couple of friends and I took our pups on a short hike at North Table Mountain in Golden. After what felt like a solid two weeks of rain, we expected a lot of mud and unpleasant trails. Instead, we found clear trails, beautiful views, and few people. Read more