• Spring Hiking on the Front Range

    Are you having a hard time making the transition from winter to spring? It’s hard to let go of the skis and bring out the bike but we brought you some great ways to make it a bit easier on yourself. Exploring what the Front Range has to offer will remind you of why you are so proud to live in Colorado. Get out and enjoy it! Continue Reading

  • Colorado Summer Bucket List

    The Colorado summer sunshine is finally here and we thought we’d help you fill up your summer schedule and share our ‘must-do’ colorado summer bucket list items. So check out the list and then hit the road. And don’t forget to grab some Colorado gear before you go.

    Want to show off that you’re the ultimate Coloradan? Tag @akinzboardwear on instagram with a pic of you doing each of the items on the list and we’ll send you one of our .

    1. See a show at Red Rocks Amphitheater.

    photo from flickr

    photo from flickr


    Colorado Rocky Mountain air, a sky full of stars, and amazing live music.

    2. Visit the Great Sand Dunes National Park.

    photo from pinterest

    photo from pinterest


    Hike, sandboard, camp, or just enjoy the view.

    3. Hike to Hanging Lake.

    photo by: Wil Claussen

    photo by: Wil Claussen


    There’s a reason why the parking lot fills at 10am.

    4. Take a Dip at Strawberry Park Hot Springs

    photo by: Wil Claussen

    photo by: Wil Claussen


    Multiple pools, amazing views, and clothing optional after dark if you’re into that kind of thing.

    5. Hike a 14er.

    photo by: Wil Claussen

    photo by: Wil Claussen


    Not only do you get true Coloradan bragging rights, but the views are worth the work.

    6. Enjoy a craft beer straight from the source.

    photo by: Suzanne Akin

    photo by: Suzanne Akin


    Experimental brews, freshly tapped kegs, plus beer tours = free booze.