Cow Creek Trails Via Gem Lake, Estes Park CO Hiked 11/16/13

Gem Lake Trail> Cow Creek TrailHead Starting Elevation:  7882 Ft Highest elevation: 8830 Ft Trail Length:  Officially we did 9.2 miles around trip, my Fitbit said we did close to 11 miles ( it took us approximately 5.5 hours) Trail Uses:  Hiker only Degree of difficulty:  I consider Gem Lake Moderate, after the floods IContinue reading “Cow Creek Trails Via Gem Lake, Estes Park CO Hiked 11/16/13”

Lion Gulch -Homestead Meadows, Lyons, CO 2/17/13

Lion Gulch #949 >  Griffith Homestead #979-2> Homestead Meadow Loop #971 > forest Road 120 Lowest Elevation: 7300 Ft Highest Elevation: 8700Ft ( according to the Nike GSP watch Aaron wears) We think we had a total gain of 2000 ft with the ups and downs. Trail Length:  The route we took got us 10Continue reading “Lion Gulch -Homestead Meadows, Lyons, CO 2/17/13”

Nighthawk Trail – Hall Ranch 11/10/12

Nighthawk Trail > Out and Back Starting Elevation:  5480 Ft Highest Elevation:  6570 ft ( but there is a an additional 320ft loss then gain for a total Elevation gain of 1410ft) Trail Length:  10.2 miles officially, unfortunately we took a wrong turn and so did a total of 12 miles today.  It took usContinue reading “Nighthawk Trail – Hall Ranch 11/10/12”