I'll be spending most of May in Fort Collins for work and I hope that I'll have a few weekends to do some overnighters in the area. In any case I'll be bringing my hiking gear along with me, so I wonder what the climate in CO is in May: should I bring my (40 degF) Nunatak quilt, or my warmer (20 degF) local brand mummy bag? Should I bring my DAM or my Z-rest sleeping mat?
More importantly: Can someone recommend trails in the FC area that I could hike? I'm not a mountaineer: I really like trail hiking, surely into mountainous areas and hiking up to the top of a mountain is wonderful, but I don't want to use ropes or pick axes or crampons to get there. Also a tip of where in FC I could pick up a map would be great.
As far as my physical abilities, at the moment I'm not exactly as fit as I was three years ago. A 15 to 20 mile hiking day is all that my body will be happy with.
And maybe if someone of you is reading this and is planning for a hiking weekend in May and would like to take a Dutch guy along with him/her, please let me know.