THE BEST ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK HIKES
Hikes in this guide are chosen and reported on by experienced members of the Colorado Mountain Club. Features a wide variety of hikes, from family-and wheelchair-friendly to challenging and strenuous options for hardier trekkers. It will fit in your pocket or daypack and features color photos and maps throughout. Each guidebook provides twenty of the best hikes in the area they represent.
Short and simple trails will bring hikers to beaver dams, mountain blueberries, and the autumn symphony of bugling elk in Rocky Mountain National Park. More demanding trails bring hikers to the summit of Flattop Mountain and the opportunity to summit the park's icon—Longs Peak, standing tall at 14,255 feet. This guide offers a wide selection of sensory delights:
* The plunging, roaring waters of Alberta Falls * Tongues of granite flowing into the shallows of Mills Lake * Autumn cascades of golden aspen leaves carpeting the forest floor * The rugged summits of Chapin, Chiquita, and Ypsilon peaks * An easy walk to the historic ghost town of Lulu City