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The Red Rocks in Boulder
After the rain chased me away from the Flatirons, I headed north, in search of another rocky landmark that overlooks Boulder, Colorado. Remarkably, just a couple of miles away, the sun was out, shining brightly on the Utah-esque outcropping of sandstone that towers above downtown. Boulder’s Red Rocks are relatively small, if you compare them to the other features in the area, like the Flatirons. But they’re still impressive, and they provide a not-too-difficult, not-too-time-consuming hike. A network of trails crisscrosses the area, with one path that even takes you in between the red fins. I parked at the Centennial …