1. Snowshoeing, Tax Day and Bagging Summits

    It is here. Yep, the day that separates us from the British — Tax Day. Well to be fair, we revolted against taxation by the British so that we could keep our money at home. So really, we owe the British for our internal revenue system. This time of year is like Christmas for some of us because we …Read More

  2. SnowShoeing the Winter Wonderland

    Well up here in Estes Park the weather is just right for a day in the mountains, then again at Kirks Mountain Adventures, we think that every day is a good day in the mountains. We are Estes Park’s finest outdoor adventure provider. When you live and work in an area that is this amazing, it is har…Read More

  3. Be Prepared When Hiking a 14er!

    Summer is the perfect time to conquer a 14er. The weather is perfect, you’ve had all spring to get in shape, and you won’t have to worry about the temperature plummeting below freezing along the trail. Before you set out on your trek, there are a few things you should do to be prepared.   Make …Read More

  4. What to Bring Backpacking

    Backpacking trips in Estes Park allow you to see the fantastic scenery of the Rocky Mountain National Park while enjoying a great deal of exercise. Maybe you’ve already taken a guided backpacking trip with one of our guides and gotten hooked. What do you need to take with you if you’re heading o…Read More

  5. Choose The Right Backpacking Gear

    Backpacking is not for the faint of heart. Backpacking requires days and nights to be spent in the great outdoors. Cooking is completed over campfires and small stoves. At night, you curl up in a sleeping bag listening to the wind rustle the leaves and the sound of the forest and its animals. There …Read More

  6. Guided Hiking Trips Estes Park

    Breaking Into The Backpacking World

    The great outdoors have a magnetic pull on a great many people. Whether it be fly fishing, day hiking, or mountain biking, any activity outdoors can be relaxing and rewarding. As people become more comfortable outdoors they may begin to think seriously about an overnight or multi-day backpacking tri…Read More

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    Proper Water Treatment Methods

    The crystal clear, cold, flowing waters of Estes Park may not be as clean as you believe. Small microbes, particulates, and bacteria that can lead to illness live in clear water. We know, you never worried about this when you were children, but things are different. Regardless of how wonderfully ref…Read More

  8. Enjoy The Beauty of Colorado with a Guided Hiking Trip

    Spring is a time of wonder for Colorado natives. It is the time of year in which the snow begins to melt, the rivers begin to engorge, and the lands begin to turn green. This is the perfect time to get out of the house and experience nature at it’s finest. The Rocky Mountains offers hikers from ar…Read More

  9. Conquer a 14,000 Foot Mountain This Spring!

    Conquering a 14,000 foot mountain by yourself may seem like a feat that you would not be able to accomplish. With the help of the experts at Kirks Mountain Adventures you can take on a 14,000 foot mountain this Spring! Guided backpacking trips in Estes Park, Colorado can include the Longs Peak Trail…Read More

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    Best Boots for Guided Hiking Trips in Estes Park

    Choosing the right hiking boot can mean the difference between an enjoyable day at the mountains and stopping early due to blisters. It may take a long time to find a pair of boots that are perfect for the terrain and your feet. The wrong boots can turn a great day into one filled with pain and suff…Read More