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16,702 mi 26,879 km of trail 487 Recommended Routes

Gems 60 Gems Easy Trails 1,319 Trails Intermediate Trails 2,563 Trails Hard Trails 1,184 Trails
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Gems in Colorado - 60

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gem Favorite Representing the REI NP Centennial backpack at Dream Lake, looking towards Flattop Mountain (right) and Hallett Peak (left).

Dream Lake

(109) Estes Park, CO
gem Favorite Colorado is THIS AWESOME!

Royal Arch

(83) Boulder, CO
gem Favorite Bear Lake.

Bear Lake

(92) Estes Park, CO
gem Favorite Alberta Falls

Alberta Falls

(80) Estes Park, CO
gem Favorite Hanging Lake

Hanging Lake

(52) Glenwoo…, CO
gem Favorite Looking south across Gem Lake on a calm spring morning

Gem Lake

(53) Estes Park, CO
gem Favorite View towards Never Summer Mountains, Rocky Mountain NP

Trail Ridge Road Summit

(41) Grand Lake, CO
gem Favorite The edge of Chasm Lake

Chasm Lake and The Diamond

(33) Grand Lake, CO

Recommended Routes in Colorado - 420

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Favorite One hell of an evening at the Maroon Bells
Difficult

Four Pass Loop

27.1 mi 43.6 km 7,327' Up 2233.3 m Up 7,329' Down 2233.81 m Down

Snowmas…, CO
Favorite Lone Eagle Peak above Mirror - from the Crater Lake Trail
Intermediate/Difficult

Monarch Lake to Crater Lake

14.9 mi 24.0 km 2,017' Up 614.74 m Up 2,017' Down 614.7 m Down

Granby, CO
Favorite The glorious view that greets you once you near Sky Pond.
Difficult

Sky Pond

8.3 mi 13.3 km 2,000' Up 609.68 m Up 1,999' Down 609.26 m Down

Estes Park, CO
Favorite Sunrise from Mt Saintas
Difficult

Boulder Skyline Traverse

17.4 mi 28.0 km 5,480' Up 1670.29 m Up 5,558' Down 1694.22 m Down

Superior, CO
Favorite Bear Peak panorama
Difficult

Bear Peak Out and Back

5.7 mi 9.2 km 2,541' Up 774.37 m Up 2,540' Down 774.25 m Down

Boulder, CO
Favorite Leaving the Jasper Creek drainage for the Continental Divide on a sunny morning.
Difficult

High Lonesome Loop

15.7 mi 25.2 km 3,162' Up 963.89 m Up 3,162' Down 963.86 m Down

Nederland, CO
Favorite Representing the REI NP Centennial backpack at Dream Lake, looking towards Flattop Mountain (right) and Hallett Peak (left).
Intermediate

Emerald Lake

3.3 mi 5.4 km 661' Up 201.34 m Up 651' Down 198.3 m Down

Estes Park, CO
Favorite Sunrise summit of Longs Peak looking East. AMAZING!
Difficult

Longs Peak - Keyhole Route

14.2 mi 22.8 km 5,525' Up 1684.02 m Up 5,524' Down 1683.71 m Down

Estes Park, CO

Trails in Colorado - 4575

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1.1 mi 1.8 km #1The Manitou Incline
Difficult
Manitou Springs, CO
Difficult
Manitou Springs, CO 87 
3.4 mi 5.5 km #2Ice Lake Trail
Difficult
Silverton, CO
Difficult
Silverton, CO 56 
1.9 mi 3.1 km #3St. Mary's Glacier Trail
Intermediate
Idaho Springs, CO
Intermediate
Idaho Springs, CO 54 
2.3 mi 3.7 km #4Rattlesnake Gulch Trail
Intermediate
Coal Creek, CO
Intermediate
Coal Creek, CO 55 
1.5 mi 2.4 km #5Chief Mountain Trail #58
Intermediate
Idaho Springs, CO
Intermediate
Idaho Springs, CO 51 
3.2 mi 5.2 km #6Mills Lake - Black Lake Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Estes Park, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
Estes Park, CO 45 
0.6 mi 1.0 km #7First-Second Flatiron Trail
Difficult
Boulder, CO
Difficult
Boulder, CO 48 
6.1 mi 9.8 km #8Chicago Lakes Trail #52
Difficult
Georgetown, CO
Difficult
Georgetown, CO 40 
3.3 mi 5.3 km #9Herman Gulch Trail #98
Intermediate/Difficult
Georgetown, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
Georgetown, CO 42 
4.2 mi 6.8 km #10Flattop Mountain Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Estes Park, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
Estes Park, CO 40 
7.6 mi 12.2 km #11Blue Lakes Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Telluride, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
Telluride, CO 28 
1.0 mi 1.6 km #12Dream Lake Trail
Intermediate
Estes Park, CO
Intermediate
Estes Park, CO 34 
8.8 mi 14.2 km #13Beaver Brook Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Golden, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
Golden, CO 34 
0.9 mi 1.5 km #14Lake Haiyaha Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Estes Park, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
Estes Park, CO 34 
3.1 mi 5.0 km #15Carpenter Peak Trail
Intermediate
Roxborough Park, CO
Intermediate
Roxborough Park, CO 40 
1.8 mi 2.9 km #16Mt. Sniktau Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Keystone, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
Keystone, CO 29 
2.5 mi 4.0 km #17Horsetooth Rock Trail
Intermediate
Bellvue, CO
Intermediate
Bellvue, CO 36 
8.0 mi 12.8 km #18Pawnee Pass Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Nederland, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
Nederland, CO 24 
12.5 mi 20.1 km #19Barr Trail
Difficult
Manitou Springs, CO
Difficult
Manitou Springs, CO 32 
3.6 mi 5.8 km #20Twin Sisters Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Estes Park, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
Estes Park, CO 37 

Photos of Colorado - 6407

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Lone Eagle Peak above Mirror - from the Crater Lake Trail
Apr 14, 2015 near Granby, CO
Representing the REI NP Centennial backpack at Dream Lake, looking towards Flattop Mountain (right) and Hallett Peak (left).
May 20, 2016 near Estes Park, CO
One hell of an evening at the Maroon Bells
Sep 27, 2015 near Snowmas…, CO
Bighorn Pass, looking west towards Mount of the Holy Splotch
Feb 4, 2015 near Vail, CO
The Crystal Mill
Dec 6, 2014 near Crested…, CO
The view to Hallett Peak and Flattop Mountain from Dream Lake.
Dec 8, 2015 near Estes Park, CO
Lone Eagle Peak reflected in unnamed small pond
Apr 14, 2015 near Granby, CO
Mills Lake early spring sunset
Jan 30, 2015 near Grand Lake, CO