HOOSIER PASS

TRAIL DATA Trail Name/No.: Hoosier Pass Starting Temp: NR Ending Temp: NR Weather Conditions: Sunny Mileage: approx. 2.5 mile loop Elevation Gain: NR Peak: 11542ft Visit Time: September 2014 Nearest City Marker: Alma, CO TRAIL DESCRIPTION If you are traveling your way from Breckenridge to Fairplay or vice versa, you will find yourself summiting Hoosier…

MT BIERDSTADT

TRAIL DATA Trail Name/No.: Mt Bierdstadt Starting Temp: NR Ending Temp: NR Weather Conditions: Sunny with scattered clouds Mileage: approx. 7 mile out and back Elevation Gain: 2391ft Peak: 14060ft Visit Time: July 2013 Nearest City Marker: Georgetown, CO TRAIL DESCRIPTION Mt Bierdstadt is an easier level fourteener just outside of Georgetown. Staring at the…

RING THE PEAK

TRAIL DATA Trail Name/No.: Ring the Peak Starting Temp: 46deg F Ending Temp: 55deg F Weather Conditions: Sunny with scattered clouds Mileage: approx. 7.13 mile out and back (partial hike) Elevation Gain: 1957ft Peak: 10187ft Visit Time: October 2016 Nearest City Marker: Divide, CO TRAIL DESCRIPTION The Ring the Peak trail is an almost complete…

WINDY PEAK

TRAIL DATA Trail Name/No.: Windy Peak via Burro Trail and Mountain Lion Starting Temp: 65deg F Ending Temp: NR  Weather Conditions: Sunny with scattered storms Mileage: 6.6 mile loop Elevation Gain: 1813ft Peak: 8925ft Visit Time: July 2016 Nearest City Marker: Golden, CO   TRAIL DESCRIPTION There are many trails and loops within Golden Gate Canyon State Park that can…

SAINT MARY’S GLACIER

TRAIL DATA Trail Name/No.: Saint Mary’s Glacier Starting Temp: NR Ending Temp: NR Weather Conditions: Sunny Mileage: 1.5 mile out and back Elevation Gain: 420ft Peak: 10848ft Visit Time: August 2011 Nearest City Marker: Idaho Springs, CO TRAIL DESCRIPTION Have you ever wanted to see a glacier? Or how about snow in the heat of summer? Then St. Mary’s Glacier…

BEN TYLER TRAIL

TRAIL DATA Trail Name/No.: Ben Tyler Trail Starting Temp: NR Ending Temp: NR Weather Conditions: Sunny with scattered clouds Mileage: 11.4 mile out and back Elevation Gain: 3390ft Peak: 11650ft Visit Time: September 2011 Nearest City Marker: Bailey, Colorado TRAIL DESCRIPTION Outside of Bailey, along the way to Kenosha Pass, lies the Ben Tyler Trail. This trail is a long trek with a…

WALLACE FALLS

TRAIL DATA Trail Name/No.: Wallace Falls (State Park) Starting Temp: 45deg F Ending Temp: 45deg F Weather Conditions: Light to moderate rain showers Mileage: approx. 5.4 mile out and back Elevation Gain: 1200ft Peak: 1717ft Visit Time: December 2015 Nearest City Marker: Gold Bar, Washington TRAIL DESCRIPTION Just outside the Seattle area lies this wonderful state park called Wallace Falls….

BEAVER BROOK / CHAVEZ TRAIL

TRAIL DATA Trail Name/No.: Beaver Brook /Chavez Trail Starting Temp: NR – sub 32deg F Weather Conditions: Light to heavy snow showers Mileage: approx. 3.56 mile out and back (to valley and back) Elevation Gain: 1202ft Peak: 7559ft Visit Time: November 2015 Nearest City Marker: Genesee Park, CO   TRAIL DESCRIPTION If ever you are…

BALBOA PIER

DATA Beach: Newport Beach  Temp: 75deg F Weather Conditions: Sunny  Visit Time: September 2014 Nearest City Marker: Newport Beach, CA DESCRIPTION Surprise! Today’s feature is a beautiful beach off the coast of California, Newport Beach. Filled with golden sands, it’s a great place to take a stroll or a dip. Balboa Pier is unique feature off the…

DEVIL’S HEAD

TRAIL DATA Trail Name/No.: Devil’s Head Starting Temp: 55deg F Ending Temp: NR  Weather Conditions: Sunny with scattered clouds Mileage: approx. 2.96 mile out and back Elevation Gain: 1018ft Peak: 9489ft Visit Time: October 2013 Nearest City Marker: Sedalia, CO TRAIL DESCRIPTION This short out and back trek can be found in the Pike’s National Forest along Rampart…

GATEWAY OPEN MESA

TRAIL DATA Trail Name/No.: Gateway Open Mesa Starting Temp: 73deg F Ending Temp: 73deg F Weather Conditions: Sunny  Mileage: approx. 1.8 mile loop Elevation Gain: 340ft Peak: 6522ft Visit Time: October 2014 Nearest City Marker: Castle Rock, CO TRAIL DESCRIPTION Colorado offers several public places that have parks and trails that are called Open Spaces. One of the several found…

GALLOPING GOOSE

TRAIL DATA Trail Name/No.: Galloping Goose Starting Temp: 70s Ending Temp: 70s Weather Conditions: Sunny with scattered clouds Mileage: approx. 6 mile out and back (start at Matterhorn Campground) Elevation Gain: NR Peak: NR – around 9500ft Visit Time: August 2015 Nearest City Marker: Telluride, CO TRAIL DESCRIPTION We hiked a portion of this one…