(or other Front Range locations cool, too) Any recommendations? Short approaches & straightforward descents a plus too! Up to WI3+ M4 mid 5th range would be great! Recommendations appreciated! Happy new year & safe climbing, all!
I am going to be in Estes Park area this weekend for the first time. Any recommendations for a "must see" hike in the 4-8 range? Are most areas snowed in yet? If so-any good areas to drive to for photos? Thanks for any suggestions.
Can anyone help me find a rental source for proper mountaineering tents near RMNP? This is for the Boulderfield in late February, we've got half a dozen people and I'm the only one with a sufficient tent.
Good day. I would like to attempt a peak from Glacier Gorge Trailhead. What I am hearing from the Park Service that, there are no trails going to any of the peak - it is all cross country. My Question is - How difficult is the routes from Black Lake for the below peaks
Chiefs Head Peak 13579 ft / 4139 m II, Class 3 Pagoda Mountain 13497 ft / 4114 m II, ...
I'm traveling to CO this weekend and we're looking for a good scrambling hike. I have a few questions about the flatirons:
1. I see pics/videos of people climbing what looked like 5.x sections of Flatiron 2. That looks really fun going up, but I don't feel comfortable descending. Is there a way to descend on a less steep trail? 2. Follow up to the above question: if someone in our party freaks out in ...
I've only hiked in Colorado mtns in July. I've been up several different 14ers. I was considering a 4- or 5-day trip to bag some 14ers in late Sept or early October... no later than October 8. Is the weather too snowy or too stormy that time of year? I know weather can't be accurately predicted. But what are the trends for that time of year? I was considering peaks in the Collegeate Peaks area... ...
I'm heading in the diretion of Guanella Pass this week. I was wondering if anyone knew the condition of the Natl Forest Service dispersed camping near the bottom of the climb to the summit. There have been a lot of flash flood warrnings throughout the rest of the state for the last month or so.
That spot is right beside a small creek.
Thought someone might know. I'll probably call the NFS office next.