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About "Hiking Bob"


Bob Falcone ("Hiking Bob") has been a Colorado Springs resident for more than 28 years. A retired career firefighter and U.S. Air Force veteran, Bob  is an avid hiker & outdoorsman.  Bob spends his days traveling around Colorado and the American Southwest searching for hiking and photography opportunities and adventures.

He is an accomplished and award-winning landscape and nature photographer and a member of Canon Professional Services.

Bob shares his knowledge and adventures by writing the "Outdoors" column for the Colorado Springs Independent, and also with his weekly "Outdoors with Hiking Bob" podcast. 

Bob is also a frequent guest on Colorado Springs' Fox21 News, for stories regarding outdoor recreation and photography.

He is also the author of "Hiking Bob's Tips, Tricks and Trails. A Guide to Hiking in Colorado's Pikes Peak Region"

In addition, he is Past-President of the Board of Directors for the Friends of Cheyenne Cañon Park. 

Bob is the former Chairperson of El Paso County (CO) Parks Advisory Board, serving as an adviser to the County Commissioners on Parks, Trails and Open Space issues.

Bob is a member of the Colorado Springs Parks Department TOPS Working Committee

He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Friends of Cheyenne Mountain State Park

He is also a member of the Pikes Peak Outdoor Recreation Alliance

You can follow Bob on Twitter (@HikingBob), InstaGram(@HikingBob_CO) and Facebook (@HikingGuide)

Appearance on Fox21 News on a story about hiking in the Town of Green Mountain Falls

Recording of Virtual Wildflower Photography Presentation given at the Garden of the Gods Visitors Center

Appearance on Fox21 News morning show, about wildflower photography

Appearance on KRDO TV news, talking about safe hiking and preparation

Appearance on Fox21 News Loving Living Local Show with Mia Atkins

Appearance on Fox21 News morning show about "social distancing" while hiking, animal encounters

Appearance on Fox 21 News morning show about winter recreation

Appearance on Fox 21 News morning show about fall colors photography

Appearance on Fox 21 News morning show, about wildflower photography

Appearance on Fox 21 News about summer hiking safety

Appearance on Fox 21 News about safe hiking with kids

Appearance on Fox 21 News about snowshoeing basics

Appearance on KOAA TV, talking about re-opening Waldo Canyon

Appearance on Fox 21 News about fall colors hiking and photography

Appearance on Fox 21 News about hiking safety

Bob appears on Fox 21 News' "Living Local" show

Fox 21 News interview about re-opening of Waldo Canyon

Fox21 News interview about the first annual Colorado Public Lands Day

Fox21 News Interview about benefits of outdoor recreation for kids

Article on winter hiking, snowshoeing and biking in the Colorado Fun Guide

Podcast interview with Chef Stevie about outdoor nutrition

Fox21 News interview about hiking safety

Appearance on Fox21 News, talking about rattlesnake dangers while hiking

Radio interview on KCMJ's Photo Show

Radio interview with UnderTen Fitness Trainer Drew Smith

"Curbside"Interview

Appearance on Fox 21 News at new trail opening

KCMJ's Dwyer Show, talking hiking and outdoors activities

Appearance on Fox 21 News about being prepared for hiking

Interview with Bob at RootsRated.com

Be careful around rattlesnakes!