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Bear Peak – Boulder, CO

The Low Down: Bear peak sits above Boulder Colorado at 8,461ft and provides expansive views of the boulder area and Rocky Mountain Naitonal park. If you’re taking the Bear Canyon route, expect to climb 2,751ft meandering along bubbling streams, ponderosas and high scree fields. We hit this trail in between the typical afternoon thunderstorms in mid May and given this …

Granary Rappel

Granary Canyon – Moab, UT

The Low Down: This is a full-day event located above Moab near Dead Horse State Park. It has a great view of the La Sal Mountains at the beginning and a backside view of Hoorah Pass at the end. The guidebooks say it takes between seven and ten hours, but if you only had a couple people, you might be …

Courthouse Towers

U-Turn Canyon – Moab, UT

The Low Down: This canyon has a nice warm-up for beginners. The first two rappels are 10-15 foot ramps that you can mostly walk down. The third rappel is more vertical with a slight overhang toward the bottom. If you divert to the east along a large slab of rock, you will come to some rock towers- one called Wile …