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Josh Harms

Josh turned his childhood vacation spot into his adulthood home when he moved to Estes Park in 2016. An avid hiker, he's taken up learning rock climbing and hopes to bring mountain biking and backcountry skiing into the mix. His Instagram (@joshharms26) is the second best on the platform, only to @visitestespark of course.

  • Estes Park Spring Hiking Guide

    Posted on April 10, 2019 4:00 PM by Josh Harms

    Spring is a unique season that comes with its own trail conditions and phenomena. Any day could feel awfully summery, or conversely, a lot like winter. Read on to be prepared for these conditions, and read this for more spring packing tips .... more

  • Easter 2019 in Estes Park

    Posted on April 4, 2019 2:00 PM by Josh Harms

    Easter's festivities our one of our 10 Reasons to visit Estes this spring. See the full buffet of options below, and the  other nine reasons to visit here! Meals Twin Owls Steakhouse - Dinner, 4-7:30pm, reservations recommended (970)... more

  • 4 Spring Itineraries in Estes Park

    Posted on March 28, 2019 9:00 AM by Josh Harms

    Spring is a special time in Estes Park. It’s somewhere between winter and summer (duh) and you can never be too sure what kind of adventure you’re going to have; it could be snow-filled, it could be soaking up sun. Either way, here are... more

  • Trail Run, Backcountry Ski, & Climbing:...

    Posted on March 12, 2019 9:00 AM by Josh Harms

    Estes Park is a hub for Rocky Mountain adventures, even in the winter, and makes for the perfect place to take on three sports in one day – a personal birthday challenge. Inspired by pretty-OK climber and free-soloist Alex Honnold’s 29 th... more

  • How To: Leave No Trace

    Posted on January 9, 2019 4:00 PM by Josh Harms

    One key to visiting the public lands in and around Estes Park is to make sure you’re following Leave No Trace Principles. This preserves the land--and other visitors enjoyment. The gist is simple: leave the area how you found it, if not better.... more

  • Top 10 Estes Park Photos & Videos of...

    Posted on January 2, 2019 3:00 PM by Josh Harms

    Check out the Top 10 Photos and Videos of Estes Park and Rocky Mountain National Park from 2018, as decided by our Instagram Followers engagement! Check out our Instagram and tag us for your chance to be featured, and maybe even be 2019's top... more

  • The Top 5 Estes Stories of 2018

    Posted on December 30, 2018 9:00 AM by Josh Harms

    It was another great year in Estes Park, with visitors from all over the world enjoying the National Park, world class outdoor adventures, and all of the one-of-a-kind amenities around town--in other words, just digging that Estes lifestyle. And the... more

  • Colorado Fall Colors - Leaf Peeping from...

    Posted on September 10, 2018 9:00 AM by Josh Harms

    The scenic drive is a classic and fully enjoyable way to cover a lot of ground for your leaf-peeping efforts around Estes Park. But, venture off-road this autumn, and you’ll be rewarded with a different point of view when soaking in the... more

    Related Categories: Rocky Mountain National Park, Things To Do, Outdoor Adventure
    Tags: Biking, Hiking, Horseback Riding, Rocky Mountain National Park, Climbing, Elk, Fall, Fishing, SUP, Things to Do
  • The Perfect Estes Park Friendsgiving...

    Posted on October 7, 2016 7:41 AM by Josh Harms

    US Highway 34 will open to all motorists Wednesday, November 22 at 4pm and will remain open until 8pm Sunday, November 26. The section of US 34 between mile points 72-74, west of Drake, will remain closed where crews are repairing the highway... more

    Related Categories: Food & Drink, Lodging & Hotels
    Tags: Winter, Food & Drink, Holidays, autumn