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Gems in Northwest Rockies - 9

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gem Favorite View towards Never Summer Mountains, Rocky Mountain NP

Trail Ridge Road Summit

(51) Grand Lake, CO
gem Favorite View of Chasm Falls

Chasm Falls and Old Fall River Road

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

Tundra Communities Trail (aka Toll Memorial Trail)

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

Adams Falls

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

East Inlet Vista

(2) Grand Lake, CO
gem Favorite An elk grazing near Coyote Valley Trail, Rocky Mountain National Park, CO

Coyote Valley

(12) Grand Lake, CO
gem Favorite The shore of Upper Rainbow Lake.

Rainbow Lake

(2) Steambo…, CO
gem Favorite Estes Park

Holzwarth Historic Site

(8) Grand Lake, CO
gem Favorite Colorado River, Lulu City remains. with permission from Ed Ogle

Lulu City

(10) Grand Lake, CO

Recommended Routes in Northwest Rockies - 62

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Favorite Lone Eagle Peak above Mirror - from the Crater Lake Trail
Intermediate/Difficult

Monarch Lake to Crater Lake

14.9 mi 24.0 km 2,017' Up 614.74 m Up 2,017' Down 614.7 m Down

Granby, CO
Favorite Looking toward Devil's Thumb Peak, yeah!
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
Favorite Climbing Buchanan Pass on the west side.
Difficult

Pawnee-Buchanan Loop

26.5 mi 42.6 km 6,632' Up 2021.41 m Up 6,615' Down 2016.24 m Down

Nederland, CO
Favorite Landscape
Intermediate

Bear Lake TH to Fern Lake TH

8.5 mi 13.6 km 1,180' Up 359.71 m Up 2,524' Down 769.27 m Down

Estes Park, CO
Favorite Colorado Mines Peak weather station from the snowy ridgeline
Intermediate/Difficult

Mount Flora

6.4 mi 10.2 km 1,754' Up 534.48 m Up 1,753' Down 534.2 m Down

Winter…, CO
Favorite Looking down on Gilpin Lake from halfway up the pass.
Intermediate/Difficult

Zirkel Circle

10.4 mi 16.8 km 2,360' Up 719.41 m Up 2,363' Down 720.25 m Down

Steambo…, CO
Favorite On top of Mt Ida looking southwest you see several valleys as well as Grand Lake and Shadow Mountain Lake in the distance
Intermediate/Difficult

Mount Ida

9.5 mi 15.3 km 2,231' Up 679.92 m Up 2,228' Down 679.21 m Down

Grand Lake, CO
Favorite Rogers Pass Lake
Intermediate/Difficult

Roger's Pass

9.8 mi 15.8 km 2,712' Up 826.74 m Up 2,712' Down 826.68 m Down

Winter…, CO
Favorite View South along Irving Hale Pass. Background Mountains surround Mirror and Crater Lakes
Very Difficult

Hell Canyon Loop

17.0 mi 27.4 km 4,221' Up 1286.71 m Up 4,279' Down 1304.33 m Down

Granby, CO

Northwest Rockies Running

  • 4,269 Miles 6,870 Kilometers of Trail
  • 62 Recommended Routes
  • 9 Gems Gems
  • 176 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 482 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 175 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Northwest Rockies - 771

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4.2 mi 6.8 km #1Flattop Mountain Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Estes Park, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
Estes Park, CO 47 
3.5 mi 5.7 km #2Fern Lake Trail
Intermediate
Estes Park, CO
Intermediate
Estes Park, CO 34 
7.9 mi 12.8 km #3East Inlet Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Grand Lake, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
Grand Lake, CO 25 
1.1 mi 1.7 km #4Crater Lakes Trail #819
Intermediate/Difficult
Winter Park, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
Winter Park, CO 28 
7.0 mi 11.3 km #5Fish Creek Falls Trail
Intermediate
Steamboat Springs, CO
Intermediate
Steamboat Springs, CO 25 
0.4 mi 0.6 km #6Alpine Ridge Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Grand Lake, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
Grand Lake, CO 20 
13.1 mi 21.1 km #7Arapaho Pass Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Nederland, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
Nederland, CO 16 
0.6 mi 1.0 km #8Hallett Peak Approach
Difficult
Grand Lake, CO
Difficult
Grand Lake, CO 14 
1.4 mi 2.3 km #9Lake Agnes Trail
Intermediate
Grand Lake, CO
Intermediate
Grand Lake, CO 17 
4.8 mi 7.7 km #10Ute Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Estes Park, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
Estes Park, CO 11 

Photos of Northwest Rockies - 595

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Looking down on Gilpin Lake from halfway up the pass.
Jun 26, 2018 near Walden, CO
Sleeping Under the Stars
Feb 18, 2015 near Grand Lake, CO
Snow Lake and Michigan Lake from Lulu Mtn with permission from Ed Ogle
Jan 21, 2015 near Grand Lake, CO
Landscape
Jan 19, 2015 near Grand Lake, CO
Bighorn Sheep
Jan 28, 2015 near Grand Lake, CO
Rogers Pass Lake
Aug 30, 2020 near Winter…, CO
Wildflowers near Rogers Pass Lake
Aug 30, 2020 near Winter…, CO
Breathtaking views in the Flat Tops
Nov 11, 2020 near Gypsum, CO