Take This Adventurous Road Trip To Hike The Most Beloved 14-ers In The West
By Beth|Published June 10, 2019
A lifelong Virginia resident, Beth loves exploring different parts of the world and currently resides in Charlottesville. She holds a degree in English Literature and one of her short stories has been featured in the Shenandoah Review. Other interests include hiking, songwriting, and spending time in the mountains.
Most outdoor enthusiasts have a bucket list filled with unique adventures and challenging conquests that they hope to complete someday. Here in the U.S., that list usually includes a few 14-ers, a nickname for challenging peaks with an altitude of at least 14,000 feet. The beautiful state of Colorado has not one, not two, but a whopping 53 of these Rocky Mountain wonders that classify as 14-ers. And the following road trip will allow you to hike some of the most beloved of them. (Side note: if hiking isn’t for you, this trip will provide the most spectacular mountain views you can imagine.)
So fuel up the car and prepare to be dazzled by the following locations in the Rocky Mountain State: