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Gems in Front Range - 36

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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

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

Royal Arch

(99) Boulder, CO
gem Favorite Alberta Falls

Alberta Falls

(103) Estes Park, CO
gem Favorite Bear Lake.

Bear Lake

(117) Estes Park, CO
gem Favorite Looking south across Gem Lake on a calm spring morning

Gem Lake

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

Trail Ridge Road Summit

(58) Grand Lake, CO
gem Favorite The Loch, Rocky Mountain NP CO

The Loch

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

Chasm Lake and The Diamond

(37) Grand Lake, CO
gem Favorite Ouzel Falls, Wild Basin, Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado with permission from Richard Ryer

Ouzel Falls

(43) Grand Lake, CO
gem Favorite Lone Eagle Peak reflected in unnamed small pond

Crater Lake and Lone Eagle Peak

(25) Granby, CO
gem Favorite View of Longs Peak, looking west from Lily Lake. Lily Lake Trail, Rocky Mountain National Park. Estes Park, Colorado.

Lily Lake

(31) Estes Park, CO
gem Favorite View of Chasm Falls

Chasm Falls and Old Fall River Road

(30) Estes Park, CO
gem Favorite The Roaring River.

Alluvial Fan

(34) Estes Park, CO
gem Favorite Hills while going up Anemone from Red Rocks

Red Rocks

(28) Boulder, CO
gem Favorite Bighorn sheep ram

Bighorn Sheep Viewing - Sheep Lakes

(18) Estes Park, CO
gem Favorite Tundra Communities Trail.

Tundra Communities Trail (aka Toll Memorial Trail)

(19) Estes Park, CO
gem Favorite Start of East Inlet Trail RMNP 3/16.

Adams Falls

(21) Grand Lake, CO
gem Favorite Remnants of the Castlewood Canyon dam.

Castlewood Dam

(15) Castle…, CO
gem Favorite Cub lake

Cub Lake

(20) Estes Park, CO
gem Favorite Sky Pond early spring

Sky Pond

(4) Grand Lake, CO
gem Favorite View of Long Lake while taking the southern route to Lake Isabelle.

Long Lake

(11) Nederland, CO
gem Favorite Mail Box at the Rock House

Rock House

(3) Winter…, CO
gem Favorite Isabelle Lake surrounded by the Indian Peaks - stunning.

Lake Isabelle

(3) Nederland, CO
gem Favorite The sheer rock walls of the Continental Divide loom majestically over open meadows and early summer snow.

East Inlet Vista

(3) Grand Lake, CO
gem Favorite Sentinel Point summit looking west with Horsethief Park below

Sentinel Point Summit

(6) Cripple…, CO
gem Favorite Looking up at Zodiac Spires from North Willow Lake

Zodiac Ridge

(5) Silvert…, CO
gem Favorite Snow Peak from Snow Pass, Gore Range.

Snow Pass

(1) Silvert…, CO
gem Favorite Coming down from the valley viewpoint.

Horsetooth Falls

(17) Bellvue, CO
gem Favorite An elk grazing near Coyote Valley Trail, Rocky Mountain National Park, CO

Coyote Valley

(13) Grand Lake, CO
gem Favorite West Creek Falls

West Creek Falls

(8) Estes Park, CO
gem Favorite Beaver Meadows

Astronomy in the Park

(4) Estes Park, CO
gem Favorite Estes Park

Holzwarth Historic Site

(10) Grand Lake, CO
gem Favorite The view from the beginning of the loop.

Kissing Camels

(7) Manitou…, CO
gem Favorite A beautiful section of Boulder Creek that is passed on the way to Upper Boulder Lake.

Upper Boulder Lake

(1) Vail, CO
gem Favorite Colorado River, Lulu City remains. with permission from Ed Ogle

Lulu City

(10) Grand Lake, CO
gem Favorite Beaver!

Beaver Viewing at the Beaver Boardwalk

(10) Estes Park, CO

Recommended Routes in Front Range - 237

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Favorite Sunrise from Mt Sanitas
Difficult Difficult

Boulder Skyline Traverse

17.3 mi 27.9 km 5,230' Up 1593.96 m Up 5,300' Down 1615.42 m Down

Superior, CO
Explore in 3D
Favorite Leaving the Jasper Creek drainage for the Continental Divide on a sunny morning.
Difficult 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
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Favorite The glorious view that greets you once you near Sky Pond.
Difficult 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
Explore in 3D
Favorite Bear Peak panorama
Difficult 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
Explore in 3D
Favorite Representing the REI NP Centennial backpack at Dream Lake, looking towards Flattop Mountain (right) and Hallett Peak (left).
Intermediate Intermediate

Emerald Lake

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

Estes Park, CO
Explore in 3D
Favorite Sunrise summit of Longs Peak looking East. AMAZING!
Difficult Difficult

Longs Peak - Keyhole Route

14.0 mi 22.5 km 5,241' Up 1597.49 m Up 5,231' Down 1594.51 m Down

Estes Park, CO
Explore in 3D
Favorite Bear blocking the trail!
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult

Section 16/Palmer Loop

5.9 mi 9.6 km 1,287' Up 392.19 m Up 1,288' Down 392.48 m Down

Manitou…, CO
Explore in 3D
Favorite Sunrise from Mt Sanitas
Intermediate Intermediate

Sunshine Lion's Lair Loop

5.3 mi 8.5 km 1,261' Up 384.48 m Up 1,282' Down 390.64 m Down

Boulder, CO
Explore in 3D
Favorite Mt. Meeker at Dawn, Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado with permission from Richard Ryer
Difficult Difficult

Chasm Lake

8.2 mi 13.3 km 2,766' Up 843.04 m Up 2,766' Down 843 m Down

Estes Park, CO
Explore in 3D

Front Range Hiking

  • 4,838 Miles 7,786 Kilometers of Trail
  • 237 Recommended Routes
  • 36 Gems Gems
  • 761 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 1,339 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 348 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Front Range - 2,211

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1.1 mi 1.8 km #1The Manitou Incline
Difficult Difficult
Manitou Springs, CO
Difficult Difficult
Manitou Springs, CO 109 
0.6 mi 1.0 km #2First-Second Flatiron Trail
Difficult Difficult
Boulder, CO
Difficult Difficult
Boulder, CO 61 
3.2 mi 5.2 km #3Mills Lake - Black Lake Trail
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Estes Park, CO
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Estes Park, CO 57 
2.3 mi 3.7 km #4Rattlesnake Gulch Trail
Intermediate Intermediate
Coal Creek, CO
Intermediate Intermediate
Coal Creek, CO 63 
1.5 mi 2.4 km #5Chief Mountain Trail #58
Intermediate Intermediate
Idaho Springs, CO
Intermediate Intermediate
Idaho Springs, CO 57 
0.9 mi 1.5 km #6Lake Haiyaha Trail
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Estes Park, CO
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Estes Park, CO 50 
1.0 mi 1.6 km #7Dream Lake Trail
Intermediate Intermediate
Estes Park, CO
Intermediate Intermediate
Estes Park, CO 48 
4.2 mi 6.8 km #8Flattop Mountain Trail
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Estes Park, CO
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Estes Park, CO 49 
12.5 mi 20.1 km #9Barr Trail
Difficult Difficult
Manitou Springs, CO
Difficult Difficult
Manitou Springs, CO 44 
9.6 mi 15.4 km #10Beaver Brook Trail
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Golden, CO
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Golden, CO 43 

Photos of Front Range - 4,617

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Milky Way from the park
Jan 8, 2015 near Estes Park, CO
Mills Lake early spring sunset
Jan 30, 2015 near Grand Lake, CO
Bighorn Pass, looking west towards Mount of the Holy Splotch
Feb 4, 2015 near Vail, CO
Lone Eagle Peak above Mirror - from the Crater Lake Trail
Apr 14, 2015 near Granby, CO
Lone Eagle Peak reflected in unnamed small pond
Apr 14, 2015 near Granby, CO
The view to Hallett Peak and Flattop Mountain from Dream Lake.
Dec 8, 2015 near Estes Park, 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
Lion Lake with Summer Wildflowers mid-July
Jul 11, 2018 near Grand Lake, CO

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