After a very snowy weekend in Denver, I talked my friend Kat into doing approximately a 4-mile hike in Boulder on Tuesday. The trails at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) seemed like a good option as NCAR doesn’t charge for parking like the smaller surrounding lots do. In addition, the exhibits at NCAR are sort of interesting. Too bad this national weather research center doesn’t help out weathermen get the forecast right!
Anyway, while Denver got at least twice as much snow as expected over the weekend, Boulder was spared. Only three inches fell in the area. Having four days to melt, we expected we’d see little snow and a lot of mud.Continue reading “NCAR and Its Hiking Trails”