As a trail designer, McEllhiney says she's constantly thinking about two forces: people and water.
The Forest Service's new proposed plan for Hanging Lake includes shuttle service, fees and a limit of 615 visitors per day.
High visitation has littered Conundrum with human waste. In response, the Forest Service may soon require backpackers to pack it out.
Grand Junction outdoor writer Bill Haggerty details nearly 60 of the best hikes in a new hiking guidebook, including these favorites.
A former bicyclist turned wheelchair athlete from Colorado says her new chair allows her the freedom to hike on rocky, uneven terrain.
The Forest Service is exploring ways to welcome visitors to the Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness, while at the same time preventing damage to popular areas.
Colorado Springs writer and mountaineer Susan Joy Paul, author of "Hiking Waterfalls in Colorado," shares her favorites hikes to waterfalls.
After he went blind 10 years ago, Trevor Thomas took a "leap of faith" and got onto a trail and started hiking -- with some help from strangers.