I'm from PA, but I've been to Colorado a few times to visit friends and general travel. It is beautiful out there! (It's actually a small possibility that I might be moving to the Colorado Springs area soon... not sure. Cross your fingers!!!)
I wasn't huge on hiking when I was about 14 years old either. My issue was that I hated getting bit by mosquitoes. My parents weren't too keen on putting bug sprays on.
Do you know why she doesn't like hiking? Is she slower than the rest of the family and always feels like she needs to catch up? Would she prefer to go faster? Is it the bugs? Maybe the heat/cold? Did something scary happen when she went hiking before? Would it be more interesting for her if she brought a friend? Maybe, it's that she is just 14 years old, and just being a teenager.
I know that I got REALLY into hiking during college when I became a Geology major. I looked at nature a completely different way. It might help if she found a specific interest in nature like flowers, trees, birds, ect.
I don't have any kids, so I can only speak from personal experience. Best wishes! Enjoy your hikes!
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