Lace up your boots and sample 55 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. Experts and novice hikers alike will find overnights and day hikes with spectacular scenery, abundant wildlife, wildflowers, and fascinating landscapes.