Matthew EatonExplorer

Greetings! I am an outdoor lifestyle and adventure photographer based in Denver, Colorado. Loving life since 1983. I hope you find some of my adventures below helpful and inspiring!

Hike Lookout Mountain Trail at Windy Saddle Park

Golden, Colorado

Just outside of Golden, CO is Lookout Mountain. If you’ve ever driven westbound on i70 from Denver to the mountains, you’ve undoubtedly seen this mountain to your right with antennas on the top.

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Hike Chimney Gulch Trail at Windy Saddle Park

Golden, Colorado

Just outside of Golden, CO is Lookout Mountain. If you’ve ever driven westbound on i70 from Denver to the mountains, you’ve undoubtedly seen this mountain to your right with antennas on the top.

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Hike Beaver Brook Trail at Windy Saddle Park

Golden, Colorado

Just outside of Golden, CO is Lookout Mountain. If you’ve ever driven westbound on i70 from Denver to the mountains, you’ve undoubtedly seen this mountain to your right with antennas on the top.

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Winter Camp at Lefthand Reservoir

Ward, Colorado

The Brainard Lake Recreation Area is a winter adventurers playground with numerous snowshoe and cross country ski options to be explored.

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Watch the Sunrise at Guanella Pass

Idaho Springs, Colorado

From Denver, take i70 to Georgetown and simply follow the signs through town to the top. This pass can also be accessed from the south via US Highway 285 at the town of Grant.

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Hike Chief Mountain, CO

Idaho Springs, Colorado

Sitting at 11,709’, Chief Mountain is not one of Colorado’s highest peaks, but the views from this mountain are spectacular nonetheless and rival the views of any 14er I’ve climbed.

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Hike to the top of Offersøykammen

Vestvågøy, Norway

Like many of the hikes on the Lofoten Islands, there is no official trail or trailhead for this hike. To find it, take the E10 highway out of Leknes toward Å for about 6.5km.

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Hike or Snowshoe to Rainbow Lakes

Frisco, Colorado

You can do this hike two different ways:  1- Start from the Peaks Trail Trailhead for an out and back hike, distance is a little over 2 miles roundtrip.

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Hike the Chasm View Nature Trail

Crawford, Colorado

This easy trail is located along the north rim of the canyon and can be completed as either a short loop hike or a shorter out and back to the first overlook.

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Catch a Sunset at Goosenecks State Park

San Juan County, Utah

For a small entrance fee of $5, you have the chance to photograph a beautiful canyon view without having to hike miles and days to get to it.

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Hike to Shoshone Point

Grand Canyon Village, Arizona

A two mile round trip and relatively fast hike, Shoshone Point lies only about a mile from the parking lot and is an easy hike along a dirt road to a stunning vista.

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Explore the Trollstigen

Rauma, Norway

The nearest town is the very picturesque Åndalsnes, which lies at entrance of the large Isfjorden along the Rauma River, and is about a 5 and a half hour drive from the capital city of Oslo.

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Hike Through a Bamboo Forest in Maui

Hāna, Hawaii

Park at Haleakala State Park and head up river across the road on the Pipiwai Trail. This is a great hike and so beautiful with many views of waterfalls and a journey through a bamboo forest.

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Hike through Þingvellir National Park

Þingvellir Visitor Center, Iceland

From the visitor center there are several trails that lead into the countryside.

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Watch the Sunrise from Ice Beach

Þjóðvegur, Iceland

One of the more popular sites in Iceland is the Jökulsárlón Ice Lagoon, but an equally amazing site lies right across the highway where icebergs wash ashore after leaving the ice lagoon.

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Hike to the Historical Interlaken Resort

Buena Vista, Colorado

Follow Colorado Highway 24 South from Leadville for 14 miles, then turn right onto Colorado 82 towards Aspen.

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Explore Fjaðrárgljúfur Canyon

Fjaðrárgljúfur, Iceland

This canyon is one of those places in Iceland that you don't find in any of the brochures, and don't see many photos of, but that's one of the reasons it's all that much more magical when you get the.

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Explore the Maroon Bells & Snowmass Wilderness

Aspen, Colorado

The beautiful and iconic Maroon Bells-Snowmass wilderness is home to some of the most amazing scenery and adventures to be had in all of Colorado.

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Hike to Hanging Lake

Glenwood Springs, Colorado

Hanging Lake is a beautifully unique natural wonder.

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Summit Castle and Conundrum Peaks

Aspen, Colorado

There are many different places to start the trek up to Castle and Conundrum. The first step, however, is always go to the end of Castle Creek Road just outside of Aspen, CO.

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Hike South Araphaho Peak

Nederland, Colorado

Start your hike at the 4th of July Trailhead, just outside of Eldora, CO. From the trailhead at the north end of the parking lot, steadily climb through the trees until a junction at 1 mile.

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Hike or Trail Run on Rabbit Mountain, CO

Longmont, Colorado

This is a great hike/trail run in Boulder County. It is located between Longmont and Lyons and is part of Boulder County Open Space.

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Hike the Enchanted Mesa Trail

Boulder, Colorado

Start out on McClintock Trail for 0.7 miles (this particular stretch can get muddy), before switching over to Enchanted Mesa Trail. To add a scenic 0.

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Hike the Pawnee Buttes

Grover, Colorado

The Pawnee Buttes are a major geological feature within Pawnee National Grasslands in the far northeastern part of Colorado.

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