Herman Lake Trail near Georgetown

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This hike begins off the side of I-70 at exit 218 (right before the Loveland Pass exit) and ascends through a wildflower valley to Herman Lake, a high-mountain lake with water cascading into it off of multiple surrounding peaks. Much … Continued

James Peak via Loch Lomond

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So it’s not quite 14,000 feet. Believe me, you will earn this summit. The Loch Lomond route to James Peak is a fairly steep ascent to the summit of a very prominent Continental Divide 13’er. This mountain serves as the … Continued

James Peak Lake

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James Peak Lake, at the base of the huge James Peak East Face, is one of the most picturesque spots in the Rockies, in my humble opinion. If you have a vehicle that can make the trip (a high clearance, … Continued

Mayhem Gulch Trail

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Centennial Cone is a scenic foothills park between Golden and Black Hawk, Colorado. The park offers challenging, lengthy trails that are favorites of hikers and mountain bikers. There is a hiking trailhead with parking off of route 6 a couple … Continued

White Ranch Rawhide Loop, Golden.

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This is a super-easy Golden foothills loop hike of considerable length for families or easy-going days, known not only for it’s phenomenal views but also for the variety of terrain you encounter on the various sections of the trail. There … Continued