The Best Estes Park Hikes

Author: Ward Luthi
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781937052041
Format: PDF, ePub
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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.

Best Hikes Rocky Mountain National Park

Author: Kent Dannen
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1493014773
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Best Hikes Rocky Mountain National Park includes concise descriptions, full-color photos, GPS coordinates, and detailed maps to the best hikes in Rocky Mountain National Park, from family-friend strolls to popular vistas to hillier wooded pathways.

Best Easy Day Hikes Rocky Mountain National Park

Author: Kent Dannen
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1493011014
Format: PDF, ePub
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DIVDetails over 24 of the best day hikes and 12 best winter trails amid the spectacular scenery and wildlife of Colorado's famous Rocky Mountain National Park./div

Day and Overnight Hikes Rocky Mountain National Park

Author: Kim Lipker
Publisher: Menasha Ridge Press
ISBN: 1634040171
Format: PDF
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Rocky Mountain National Park is the living showcase of the grandeur of the Rockies, with elevations ranging from 8,000 feet in the valleys to 14,259 feet at the top of Longs Peak. The park draws 3 million visitors per year with countless outdoor experiences and adventures. Choosing the best day and overnight hikes from the 359 miles of hiking trails and 200 back-country sites is a major mission. Get on the trail faster with the confidence that you've made the right choice by referencing Day & Overnight Hikes Rocky Mountain National Park. Whether you're out to see the elk rut in autumn, the summer blooms on the hillside, the thundering falls in spring, or the white-blanketed calm of the forest in winter, author Kim Lipker has your mission accomplished. Both the west, Grand Lake side and the east, Estes Park side of the park are featured. This guide includes original GPS-based trail maps, detailed trail descriptions, overnight camping recommendations, trail guides suitable for different experience levels, and more.

Rocky Mountain National Park

Author: Lisa Foster
Publisher: Big Earth Publishing
ISBN: 9781565795501
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This guidebook is the most comprehensive and accurate hiking resource ever created for Rocky Mountain National Park, with 440 destinations in and near the park (including all of the park's 400 named features), descriptions opf every trail in RMNP, detailed maps, and full-color photos. From fun family hikes to hearty mountaineering, this book has something for everyone.

60 Hikes Within 60 Miles Denver and Boulder

Author: Kim Lipker
Publisher: Menasha Ridge Press
ISBN: 9780897328869
Format: PDF
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Denver, Boulder and the surrounding region offer an amazing natural panorama for outdoor enthusiasts and contain some of the best hiking in the world. With such a bewildering wealth of hikes at your disposal, author Kim Lipker presents the reader with a variety of the very best trails in the area, and most within an hour's drive or less. Including hikes near Fort Collins, Boulder, and Colorado Springs, 60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Denver and Boulder is the only guidebook that pinpoints great hikes that are also close to home.

Best Easy Day Hikes Rocky Mountain National Park

Author: Kent Dannen
Publisher: Falcon Guides
ISBN: 9780762722723
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This exclusive travel guide guides the visitor through the most incredible activities to be found in Shanghai: savour the food of world-class chefs in Asia's most romantic two-seater salon; eat at the best holes-in-the-walls and discover local street food haunts; find the best tailors and quality cashmere, satins and brocades by the yard; expert ......

Rocky Mountain National Park Dayhiker s Guide

Author: Jerome Malitz
Publisher: Big Earth Publishing
ISBN: 9781555663407
Format: PDF
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First published in 1993, a totally revised, re-designed edition adds new features, updates trail access information, and brings hikers up-to-date on park policies. Colorado's most visited and accessible National Park has visitors who are both experienced and new to the outdoors. This guide is for all who want to sample the great natural beauty this park has to offer. Original.

Estes Park and Rocky Mountain National Park Then Now

Author: Mic Clinger
Publisher: Big Earth Publishing
ISBN: 9781565795327
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Historic photographs paired with contemporary photographs taken from the exact same locations illuminate the evolution that has occurred in the Estes Park area, as well as in Rocky Mountain National Park, over more than a century. From the Stanley Hotel to Lake Estes, see whether the landmarks and landscape of Estes Park have been completely transformed or if they remain almost unchanged.