The Best Estes Park Hikes

Twenty of the best hikes near Estes Park, ColoradoThe Best Estes Park Hikes continues the series of best-selling pack guides published by CMC Press.

The Best Estes Park Hikes

The Best Estes Park Hikes

Twenty of the best hikes near Estes Park, ColoradoThe Best Estes Park Hikes continues the series of best-selling pack guides published by CMC Press. The trails range from short, scenic, and wheelchair-accessible hikes near Estes Park to moderately difficult and even seriously challenging adventures.This fit-in-your-pocket guide will take you from the summit of Twin Sisters Peak, at 11,428 feet - with great walking through fragrant pine forests - to the gently meandering paved trail around Lake Estes, which affords panoramic views of Long's Peak, Rocky Mountain National Park's most famous landmark.With this guide, you will have the opportunity to sample wild raspberries along moderate trails crossed by rushing mountain streams, marvel at butterscotch-scented Ponderosa pines, and test your legs and endurance on a 13-mile loop through fir and pine forests. You will linger for lunch at Gem Lake, ponder the lives of early explorers and homesteaders at Homestead Meadows, soothe your feet in cold mountain streams, and survey your surroundings with a trek to the 11,000-foot Estes Cone.In addition to detailed comments, route descriptions, and directions, each of the 20 hikes contains a map segment, elevation gain, difficulty rating, estimated time of the hike, round-trip distance, and nearest landmark.

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The Best Estes Park Hikes
Language: en
Pages: 107
Authors: Ward Luthi, The Colorado Mountain Club
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-06-15 - Publisher:

Twenty of the best hikes near Estes Park, ColoradoThe Best Estes Park Hikes continues the series of best-selling pack guides published by CMC Press. The trails range from short, scenic, and wheelchair-accessible hikes near Estes Park to moderately difficult and even seriously challenging adventures.This fit-in-your-pocket guide will take you from
Best of Rocky Mountain National Park Hiking Trails
Language: en
Pages: 48
Authors: Outdoor Books & Maps
Categories: Travel
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998 - Publisher: Adler Publishing

Described in this guide are 30 trails for hikers of all ages and skill levels. Trails range from short, easy hikes to more difficult challenges. Camping information, estimated hiking time, trail narratives, directions to trailheads, maps, trail length, elevation gains, difficulty, and much more are included.
Best Hikes Rocky Mountain National Park
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Kent Dannen
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-04-01 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

Best Hikes Rocky Mountain National Park features the best hiking throughout Rocky Mountain National Park. Detailed maps and trail descriptions make navigating these wonderful trails easy, from family-friendly strolls to popular vistas to hillier wooded pathways. FalconGuides have set the standard for outdoor guidebooks for more than thirty-five years. Written
Best Loop Hikes: Colorado
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Steve Johnson, David Weinstein
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-02-15 - Publisher: The Mountaineers Books

* 60 Colorado loop hikes accessible from metro areas including Denver, Colorado Springs, Fort Collins, and Boulder * Illustrated with topo maps, elevation profiles, and photos for each hike * Trailfinder chart lists hikes by factors including distance, hiking time, elevation gain, season, and highlights -- quiet wilderness, mountain meadow,
Best Easy Day Hikes Rocky Mountain National Park
Language: en
Pages: 154
Authors: Kent Dannen
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-05-01 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

The Best Easy Day Hikes series are handy, pocket-size guides for day hikers in America's most popular outdoor destinations. Each guide describes approximately 20-30 easy-to-follow, scenic trails in and around national parks, cities and urban areas, and popular outdoor destinations across America. With hikes varying from half-hour strolls to full-day

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