Apr 4, 2019 | 8:30 PM | Thursday

Thu Apr 4, 8:30 PM - Thu Apr 4, 10:30 PM

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Join Pete KJ to celebrate the release of his new hiking guide BASE CAMP DENVER: 101 HIKES IN COLORADO'S FRONT RANGE. Enjoy an illustrated talk, Q&A, delicious catered hors d'ouevres, and celebratory beverages. This event is free*** and open to the public. Tickets are no

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Join Pete KJ to celebrate the release of his new hiking guide BASE CAMP DENVER: 101 HIKES IN COLORADO'S FRONT RANGE. Enjoy an illustrated talk, Q&A, delicious catered hors d'ouevres, and celebratory beverages. This event is free*** and open to the public. Tickets are not required, but if you let us know you're coming by registering, it'll help us plan a great party!  *** Boulder Book Store actually charged a $5 voucher for those attending book events, but the publisher of this book, Imbrifex Books, is comping everyone who attends this launch party for these $5 vouchers.  Upon arrival, you will be given a complimentary $5 voucher for purchase of Pete's book or any other purchase at the store on the 4th of April.
About the book:
Denver is known the world over as the gateway to Colorado’s magnificent Rocky Mountains. Four national forests, a national grassland, scores of regional and city parks and preserves, and Rocky Mountain National Park offer hundreds of hiking and walking trails?all within one to three hours of downtown Denver. BASE CAMP DENVER offers you 101 of the best of these great hiking destinations to choose from. Take a day to explore an alpine meadow, walk to a waterfall, hike through a forest, or stroll suburban parklands. Enjoy a spectacular day of spring wildflowers or fall foliage, and still be home by dinnertime. Scramble to the top of a mountain to enjoy a sunrise and still make it to work by eight. With Pete KJ as your guide and Denver as your base camp, the splendor of Colorado’s Front Range is yours to enjoy one day?or even just a few hours?at a time.
About the author:
Pete KJ began explorations at age three in the wooded ravine that was his backyard in Seattle. He also began a lifelong writing habit. Backyard expanded as Pete stomped all over the Cascades and Olympics as a youth, and headed onward to the Pyrenees, Alps, Himalayas, and Andes. Peace Corps service in Africa cemented his deep desire to always be out in the world, and when he finally sat in a cubicle as a chemical engineer, it was in places like Puerto Rico and India. Long absent from the cubicle, he moved on to raise kids, travel the world with them, and write about it?and also write novels. Career originally brought Pete to

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