A good guide for nearby mountain adventure
There is nothing inappropriate about venturing into the outdoors alone, after all outside world suggests a sense of adventure and offers to explore the invisible, the unknown, the new. But there is also something to be said for preparation and research.
Georgetown’s I-70 area in upper Gilpin County is a growing attraction for discerning and adventurous first-timers and curious outdoor enthusiasts. This region offers an interesting combination of mountain flora and fauna. The variety of wildlife, plants, trees and historic mineral wastes from the rich history of the silver and gold mines of the Clear Creek Drainage Basin, is well within the grasp of the outdoor explorer. However, taking full advantage of these natural assets can be much more satisfying with the local help of someone in the know.
This is where the local experience of Georgetown’s Kimberly Knox comes in. Kimberly provides a unique service for guiding individuals, families and youth groups, and sharing offerings to Front Range outdoor visitors. With over three decades of hiking, studying, writing, photographing and recording the area’s natural outdoors, Kimberly Knox has assured visitors that they can comfortably familiarize themselves with this area of our Front Mountains. Tidy.
“I emphasize safety on the outside and the value of good hiking gear, as first step priorities, as we plan and prepare for hikes,” Kimberly said. Given his vast experience in group adventure guiding, rock climbing and mountain biking,
Kimberly can offer hikes in a wide variety of environments. “Clear Creek has so much to offer from steep mountain slopes with incredible views, to wildflower meadows with small, flowing snowmelt streams with opposing vertical rock faces with whitewater rapids,” he said. she advised.
Kimberly personalizes the experience and fitness level of her clients with options for an exciting and positive hiking experience. She can include in her planning snowshoes with poles or other unique equipment for all weather, as well as a snack for the beginner, in the price of the excursion. For those who are enthusiastic about the outdoors, but unsure of specific activities to pursue, Kimberly offers a variety of “first-time support” and basic pursuit training to help clients choose. their best match.
Kimberly invites calls to further describe the services provided by Georgetown Outdoor Discovery at 303-900-2672 or by email at geogetownoutdoordiscovery.com. Colorado’s spring and early summer are the perfect time to take in the expansive beauty of Mile High State as you explore the Front Range Mountain environment outdoors.
Outdoorsman Ron Hellbusch can be reached at [email protected]