“An easily-accessible hike right up the hill from Idaho Springs with unbelievable views.”
— Tom Robson
Fall Colors · Views
Lower effort high reward, not too long, peak at the end, great views and interesting terrain features. 5 and up.
Passing through a spruce and fir forest, you reach treeline in just a short distance. Here, the alpine tundra begins.
The last stretch of the trail offers an overlook of the Bear Creek Basin, including Mount Evans, Mount Goliath, Rogers Peak and Roslin Peak.