Falcon Guides Hiking Colorado's Front Range
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. Author: Bob D'Antonio. Softcover; 183 pages; black-and-white photographs and maps. The Globe Pequot Press; copyright 2003. Inside you'll find GPS-compatible maps, hikes suited to every ability and mile-by-mile directional cues. You'll also find accurate directions to the trailhead, GPS coordinates for trailheads, and detailed trail descriptions. Includes difficulty ratings, average hiking times, best hiking seasons, dog-friendly trails and other information to optimize your outings. .
Lace up your boots and sample fifty-five of the finest trails that the northern foothills have to offer. Situated between low-lying plains and towering mountain peaks, the Front Range provides varied scenery and terrain. Choose from easy day hikes around Boulder, exhilarating summit ascents near Denver, wild-country explorations near Fort Collins, picnic outings near Estes Park, and excursions with the kids around Colorado Springs. Veteran hiker and outdoor writer Bob D'Antonio will introduce you to these and more. Inside you'll find: up-to-date trail information; accurate directions to popular as well as less-traveled trails; difficulty ratings for each hike; detailed trail maps; zero-impact camping tips. Whether you are a day-tripper or long-distance hiker, old hand or novice, you'll find trails suited to every ability and interest in the northern Front Range.