Herman Gulch Trail #98 to Herman Lake, Bakerville CO hiked 6/28/14 & 7/4/14

Starting Elevation: 10,340 Highest Elevation:  12,000 is where the Lake is at.  We had a total elevation gain of  around 1800ft Trail Length:  8 miles officially, we made it about 7 miles on 6/28 and the full 8 today. Trail Uses: Hiker, Biker & Horses Degree of Difficulty:  Moderate to difficult Mostly because of elevation.Continue reading “Herman Gulch Trail #98 to Herman Lake, Bakerville CO hiked 6/28/14 & 7/4/14”

Grizzly Gulch, Bakerville CO Hiked 6/21/14

Starting Elevation: 9800 ft Highest Elevation: 11,000Ft ish (we didn’t have our watch and I can find almost nothing on this trail.  I know the parking lot is at 9800 ft and I got 100 flights of stairs so 1000 ft total elevation gain) Trail Length:  6 Miles from the parking lot right off theContinue reading “Grizzly Gulch, Bakerville CO Hiked 6/21/14”

Baker Loveland Trail #60, Bakerville CO Hiked 6/7/14

Starting Elevation: 9800 Highest Elevation 10,714 ( 900ft total elevation gain)Ft Trail Length: 10 miles round trip Trail uses:  Hiker, Biker, Snowshoeing, Crosscountry skiing Degree of difficulty: Easy Fees: None Bathrooms: None Pets: Yes My new Keens have not been kind, I am so sad because these bad boys have kept me hiking relatively pain-freeContinue reading “Baker Loveland Trail #60, Bakerville CO Hiked 6/7/14”

Hiking repeaters over the weekend of 5/31 & 6/1/14

My usual hiking buddy was not available for a Saturday hike so I leaned on one of my friends…. and frankly kind of tricked her.  At first I was all sweet, I will pick something easy but with good views…something close.  But Lisa has been working out like crazy so after a few probing questionsContinue reading “Hiking repeaters over the weekend of 5/31 & 6/1/14”

East Castlewood Canyon Trail, Franktown CO hiked 5/26/14

Starting Elevation: 6604 ft Highest Elevation: 6653 Ft ( there is some up and down overall I think we climbed maybe 400 ft total) Trail Length: 4 Miles from the trailhead but we had to park a mile away so we hiked 6 miles total. Trail Uses: Hiker Only Degree of Difficulty: Easy Fees: $7Continue reading “East Castlewood Canyon Trail, Franktown CO hiked 5/26/14”

Bergen Peak(Repeater), Evergreen CO hiked 5/24/14

The snow is still plentiful all over the mountains and frankly I didn’t feel like dealing with it last weekend but I really wanted to get close to 10,000 ft high.  Plus I have been feeling sadly out of shape so I picked my favorite standby, Bergen Peak (Hike Details here).  The day was actuallyContinue reading “Bergen Peak(Repeater), Evergreen CO hiked 5/24/14”

Matthews/Winters Park, Lakeview CO Hiked 5/17/14

Zorro Trail> Dakota Ridge Trail> Village Walk>Red Rocks Trail> Morrison Slide> Red Rocks Trail> Dakota Ridge> Zorro Trail Starting elevation: 6055 ft Highest Elevation: 6800ft ( total Elevation gain was around 1600 ft) Trail Length: Approximately 9 miles, it took us 4 hours to do the whole hike Trail Uses: Some sections are hiking &Continue reading “Matthews/Winters Park, Lakeview CO Hiked 5/17/14”

Mt. Falcon (repeater), Morrison CO hiked 5/10/14

This past weekend I had a meeting I had to attend  at 11AM on Saturday and to be honest I figured we would just hike on Sunday.  Then this wicked storm was predicted to hit on Sunday, it started out not being so bad and moved to a couple of feet in the mountains severalContinue reading “Mt. Falcon (repeater), Morrison CO hiked 5/10/14”

Peaks Trail #45, Breckenridge CO Hiked 5/3/14

Starting Elevation:  10,075 Ft Highest Elevation: 10,221 Ft Trail Length: We did a total of 6.5 miles round trip but you can take this trail all the way to Frisco for 10 miles one way. Trail Uses: Hiker, biker, cross-country skiing, snowshoe, Degree of Difficulty:  Moderate to difficult depending on how far you want toContinue reading “Peaks Trail #45, Breckenridge CO Hiked 5/3/14”

Three Mile Creek Trail, Grant Co Hiked 4/26/14

Starting Elevation: 9022 ft Highest Elevation:  11800 ft but we only made it to 10,100 ft for a total of 1100 feet of elevation gain. Trail Length: Officially it is 13 miles round trip, on this hike we only made 5.2 miles round trip because of the snow. Trail Uses:  Hiker, Biker & Horses DegreeContinue reading “Three Mile Creek Trail, Grant Co Hiked 4/26/14”