Hallett Peak (12,713′), Front Range

Hallett Peak, in Rocky Mountain National Park, is very distinctive when viewed from the east side of the park with it’s slanted square structure towering over the landscape. As you near the summit however, the square melts away and you Read More …

Mills (9,965′) and Jewel (9,990′) Lake, Front Range

Located within Glacier Gorge, Mills and Jewel Lake provide dramatic views of the surrounding peaks. Mills Lake is named in honor of Enos Mills (1870-1914), who is considered the father of Rocky Mountain National Park. The view from Mills Lake Read More …

Crater Lake (10,400′) and Mirror Lake (10,325′), Front Range

Mirror Lake and Crater lake are found deep in the heart of the Indian Peaks Wilderness. Cascade Falls, found along the trail and a popular destination, is about 4.5 miles in and comprises of multiple waterfalls. The destination, Crater Lake, Read More …

Nymph (9,705′), Dream (9,905′), and Emerald Lake (10,110′), Front Range

Starting at the Bear Lake Trailhead in Rocky Mountain National Park, the trail passes Nymph and Dream Lakes on the way to Emerald Lake, with prominent views of Longs Peak, Glacier Gorge, Flattop Mountain, and Hallett Peak. If you have limited Read More …

Mt Democrat (14,148′) , Mt Cameron (14,238′), Mt Lincoln (14,148′), and Mt Bross (14,172), Mosquito Range

DeCaliBron” (Mt Democrat, Mt Cameron, Mt Lincoln, Mt Bross) provides an opportunity to do four 14ers in one day. The linkup involves a fairly steep hike up Mt. Democrat, followed by a  prolonged walk along several ridges. The technical difficulty Read More …