1. 2 Day Backpacking Trips In Colorado

    Looking for a quick backpacking getaway this summer? At Kirks Mountain Adventures, we are no stranger to Rocky Mountain National Park backpacking trips. In fact, we have been guiding them for almost 20 years! Whether your group is looking for a guided overnight backpacking trip, or are just looking …Read More

  2. Christmas in The Rockies

    The most magical time of year is right now. The streets of practically every city in the country are covered with festive Christmas decorations and at least a few lights. The streets of Estes park are waiting for you to come and visit. The Christmas decorations are up and the snow has dusted the tra…Read More

  3. Understanding & Avoiding Altitude Sickness

    Guided backpacking trips into Estes Park and Rocky Mountain National Park may be gorgeous, but there are inherent dangers when hiking and backpacking at higher elevations. Altitude sickness is a very real possibility since many hiking destinations begin at a location above 10,000 ft. People who are …Read More

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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