The Company


Robert Kirk Fliegel the owner, has been an avid outdoorsman, adventure travel guide and teacher since 1992.  After graduating in 1973 with a BA Degree in Earth Science from California State University Northridge, he began a lifetime of international travel.  His passion for being close to nature led him to founding the adventure travel company Discovery Treks,  This business specialized in small group ecotours primarily in the  Southwest  United States ( Grand Canyon, Colorado Rockies & Wind River Range Wyoming) as well as  international locations such as Papua New Guinea, Costa Rica, Alaska, Canadian Rockies & Haida Guai  Islands.  Robert is also an author of the nature guidebook “Fear Not The Forest”.  He has introduced  his clients while guiding them into wilderness settings the benefits to body, mind & spirit of learning To feel comfortable in a nature setting and experiencing the peace, confidence and tranquility it brings.

Durango was the perfect place to develop  our Colorado Hot Springs Tours because of its close proximity to this spectacular mineral hot springs location and the wonderful selection of outdoor recreation availability in the Rocky Mountains.  When you experience your vacation here, I am sure you will see why it’s such a great place to live and work

My wonderful staff and myself look forward to providing you memories to always cherish.  While your with us we can give you ample advice about our great town Durango, activities in the surrounding area for your vacation plans, tell you all about the colorful history of the region and share some great stories.

We look forward to making your stay in our town the best that it can be!

Sunset over Durango Colorado
Durango Colorado

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A companion guidebook for your ventures into the nature and enjoying the benefits on your own forest therapy walks.