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 …

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