RMNP: Deer Mountain (10,013′) | Colorado | 12/06/20

Deer Mountain (10,013') | Rocky Mountain National Park Estes Park, CO | 12/06/20 | 6.19 miles | 1,397' gain If you've ever driven into Rocky Mountain National Park (RMNP) from the main Beaver Meadows entrance station, you've certainly seen Deer Mountain. It's a low, forested peak on the right hand side of the road. If …

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RMNP: June Mini-Hikes | Colorado | 06/04/20

On the first day of Rocky Mountain National Park's (RMNP) new reservation system, I decided to leave work early and check it out for myself. Hundreds of tickets were still available so I had no trouble purchasing one. (Only $2 for me since I have an annual pass.) The National Park had opened a few …

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RMNP: Bridal Veil Falls via Cow Creek Trail | Colorado | 02/29/20

Bridal Veil Falls via Cow Creek Trail | Rocky Mountain National Park Estes Park, CO | 02/29/20| 6.57 miles | 993' gain Oftentimes I enjoy hiking with people and dogs, but sometimes hiking by myself is just what I need to reset. It'd been a while since I'd hiked in Rocky Mountain National Park and …

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RMNP: Sprague & Bierstadt Lakes | Colorado | 12/01/19

Kyle and I haven't spent much time in Rocky Mountain National Park in the winter, but it seemed like a great place to spend a beautiful (almost) winter afternoon. I have a long list of hikes that I want to do one day, many of which are in Rocky, and some of which are so …

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RMNP: Alpine Mini-Hikes | Colorado | 08/06/19

It was Nicholas' last day in Colorado, and while we were both too tired to snag a 14er, his request to hike above treeline could easily be accomplished in a much less exhausting way. We hadn't visited RMNP yet in his 2 week visit, so we opted to tackle some of the easy, high altitude …

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