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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

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

Royal Arch

(99) Boulder, CO
gem Favorite Alberta Falls

Alberta Falls

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

Bear Lake

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

Gem Lake

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

Trail Ridge Road Summit

(57) 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

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

Ouzel Falls

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

Crater Lake and Lone Eagle Peak

(23) 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 Hills while going up Anemone from Red Rocks

Red Rocks

(28) Boulder, CO
gem Favorite The Roaring River.

Alluvial Fan

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

Adams Falls

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

Castlewood Dam

(15) Castle…, CO
gem Favorite Bighorn sheep ram

Bighorn Sheep Viewing - Sheep Lakes

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

Tundra Communities Trail (aka Toll Memorial Trail)

(17) Estes Park, CO
gem Favorite Cub lake

Cub Lake

(20) Estes Park, CO
gem Favorite Isabelle Lake surrounded by the Indian Peaks - stunning.

Lake Isabelle

(3) Nederland, 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 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 Sky Pond early spring

Sky Pond

(1) Grand Lake, 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 The view from the beginning of the loop.

Kissing Camels

(7) Manitou…, CO
gem Favorite Estes Park

Holzwarth Historic Site

(9) Grand Lake, 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

(9) Estes Park, CO

Recommended Routes in Front Range - 233

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Favorite Big views from the Lookout
Intermediate/Difficult

Lookout Peak Trail

4.9 mi 7.8 km 1,948' Up 593.61 m Up 1,947' Down 593.37 m Down

Estes Park, CO
Favorite Sunrise summit of Longs Peak looking East. AMAZING!
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
Favorite The Slopes of Mt. Ida with permission from Ed Ogle
Intermediate/Difficult

Timber Lake Trail

9.3 mi 14.9 km 2,012' Up 613.19 m Up 2,012' Down 613.11 m Down

Grand Lake, CO
Favorite Mt. Meeker at Dawn, Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado with permission from Richard Ryer
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
Favorite Coming down toward Gold Hill of Segment 6 of CT.
Difficult

Colorado Trail: Georgia Pass to Breckenridge

20.3 mi 32.8 km 4,353' Up 1326.78 m Up 1,776' Down 541.44 m Down

Brecken…, CO
Favorite The "sighting disc" at the top of Green Mountain.  Line up the pins so you know what mountain you're looking at.
Intermediate

Green Mountain West Ridge

3.9 mi 6.3 km 633' Up 193.08 m Up 634' Down 193.23 m Down

Boulder, CO
Favorite View east over the plains of Boulder County
Intermediate

Hogback Ridge Loop

2.1 mi 3.4 km 740' Up 225.45 m Up 739' Down 225.39 m Down

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

Longs Peak Valley Loop

23.2 mi 37.3 km 5,129' Up 1563.24 m Up 5,150' Down 1569.7 m Down

Estes Park, CO
Favorite View of Mason and McReynolds Reservoirs from atop Amalgre Mountain.
Intermediate

Almagre Mountain via FSR 379

15.8 mi 25.5 km 2,535' Up 772.76 m Up 2,535' Down 772.61 m Down

Fort Ca…, CO

Front Range Hiking

  • 7,610 Miles 12,248 Kilometers of Trail
  • 233 Recommended Routes
  • 36 Gems Gems
  • 755 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 1,311 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 355 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Front Range - 2,188

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13.1 mi 21.1 km #1CT - Segment 7: Goldhill to Copper Mountain
Difficult
Breckenridge, CO
Difficult
Breckenridge, CO
20.4 mi 32.8 km #2CDT: Gold Hill to Georgia Pass (CO Sec. 28)
Intermediate/Difficult
Breckenridge, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
Breckenridge, CO
22.1 mi 35.6 km #3CDT: Georgia Pass to Argentine Pass (CO Sec. 29)
Difficult
Breckenridge, CO
Difficult
Breckenridge, CO
4.6 mi 7.3 km #4MF Ranch Creek Road #142
Easy
Dillon, CO
Easy
Dillon, CO
9.3 mi 15.0 km #5Lone Pine Creek Trail #951
Intermediate
Red Feather Lakes, CO
Intermediate
Red Feather Lakes, CO
1.2 mi 1.9 km #6East Blue River Trail #9104
Easy
Silverthorne, CO
Easy
Silverthorne, CO
0.7 mi 1.2 km #7Bushee Creek Trail #9104.1
Difficult
Silverthorne, CO
Difficult
Silverthorne, CO
3.5 mi 5.6 km #8Elk Horn Trail #925
Difficult
Saguache, CO
Difficult
Saguache, CO
9.5 mi 15.4 km #9Piney Creek Trail
Easy
Parker, CO
Easy
Parker, CO
1.9 mi 3.1 km #10OT Loop
Intermediate
Bellvue, CO
Intermediate
Bellvue, CO

Photos of Front Range - 4,474

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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