La Platas: Colorado's Hidden Treasure - Backpacker

La Plata: Colorado's Hidden Treasure

Skip the Front Range crowds and head to Colorado's La Platas for sweet solitude and can't-miss views.

Mike Wilkinson is a freelance video producer and photographer specializing in documentary and outdoor productions. His work has been featured by Climbing Magazine, Gizmodo, ESPN, Red Bull, and other outlets. Mike is also a regular contributor to the creative blogs Resource Online and, where he writes about outdoor adventure multimedia and technology.