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Backpacking Trips/Trails List

Trip/Trail Name / Links to Descriptions 1-Way (mi) Rise (ft) Difficulty
Bear Lake Corridor Trail System. NPS trails map. NPS park map. NPS trail descriptions. Rocky Mountain National Park Backcountry Wilderness Camping Guide.
See trailhead description "Bear Lake Trailhead" under "North Map Trails" on Sky Terrain map Rocky Mountain National Park / Indian Peaks Wilderness.
     
Bluebird Lake Trail (Wild Basin trailhead to Bluebird Lake) NPS trails map. NPS park map. NPS trail description (under "Wild Basin Ranger Station Trailhead"). Rocky Mountain National Park Backcountry Wilderness Camping Guide.
See chapter "9. Blue Bird Lake" in Altitude Publishing book The Best Hikes of Colorado.
See description 20 "Wild Basin / Bluebird Lake" on Mountain Jay map Eastern Rocky Mountain National Park.
6.0   Strenuous
Bridal Veil Falls Trail. NPS trails map. NPS park map. Rocky Mountain National Park.com webpage. Rocky Mountain National Park Backcountry Wilderness Camping Guide.
See chapter "12 Bridal Veil Falls" in FalconGuides book Hiking Waterfalls in Colorado.
1.0 + approach    
Bright Extension Trail #921 (also known as #827). USFS webpage. USFS quicksheet. 1.8 -1,030 Moderate to Strenuous
Bulwark Ridge / Signal Mountain Trail #928.1 (#928 on USFS map). USFS webpage. USFS quicksheet.
See chapter "Bulwark Ridge Trail" in Pack Guide: Commanche Peak Wilderness Area Hiking and Snowshoeing Guide.
5.3 +3,180 Strenuous
Calypso Cascades. NPS trails map. NPS park map. NPS trail description (under "Wild Basin Ranger Station Trailhead"). Rocky Mountain National Park Backcountry Wilderness Camping Guide.
See chapter "10. Calypso Cascades" in FalconGuides book Hiking Colorado's Front Range -- Fort Collins to Colorado Springs.
See chapter "Calypso Cascades and Ouzel Falls - Trail 2" in Johnson Books' Rocky Mountain National Park Dayhiker's Guide.
See chapter "1 Wild Basin Waterfalls" in FalconGuides book Hiking Waterfalls in Colorado.
3.1 +1,200 Moderate
Chasm Lake Trail. (Longs Peak trailhead via East Longs Peak Trail.) NPS trails map. NPS park map. NPS trail description (under "Longs Peak Ranger Station Trailhead"). Rocky Mountain National Park Backcountry Wilderness Camping Guide.
See chapter "5. Chasm Lake" in Colorado Mountain Club's book Pack Guide: The Best Fort Collins Hikes.
See chapter "55. Chasm Lake" in Colorado Mountain Club's book The Best Front Range Hikes.
See chapter "9. Chasm Lake" in FalconGuides book Hiking Colorado's Front Range -- Fort Collins to Colorado Springs.
See chapter "7. Chasm Lake" in Altitude Publishing book The Best Hikes of Colorado.
See chapter "Chasm Lake - Trail 5" in Johnson Books' Rocky Mountain National Park Dayhiker's Guide.
See description "Chasm Lake Trail" under "Rocky Mountain National Park" on Latitude 40 Degrees' Front Range Colorado Trails Recreation Topo Map.
See description 19 "Chasm Lake" on Mountain Jay map Eastern Rocky Mountain National Park.
4.2 +2,360 Strenuous
Cow Creek Trail. NPS trails map. NPS park map. summitpost.com webpage. Rocky Mountain National Park Backcountry Wilderness Camping Guide.
See chapter "12 Bridal Veil Falls" in FalconGuides book Hiking Waterfalls in Colorado.
9.5 +2,500  
Coulson Gulch Trail #916. Can be combined into a loop with Button Rock Trail #117 (line but no number on USFS map), North Sheep Mountain Trail #828, and Johnny Park Road #118. USFS webpage. USFS quicksheet. 2.8
6.5 whole loop
-900
+1,600
Easy to Moderate
Crosier Mountain Garden Gate Trail #931. USFS webpage. USFS quicksheet.
See chapter "6. Crosier Mountain" in Colorado Mountain Club's bookpan Pack Guide: The Best Fort Collins Hikes.
See chapter "56. Crosier Mountain" in Colorado Mountain Club's book The Best Front Range Hikes.
4.5 +2,830 Moderate to Strenuous
Crosier Mountain Glen Haven Trail #931.2 (formerly #931-1, line but no number on USFS map). USFS webpage. USFS quicksheet.
See chapter "6. Crosier Mountain" in Colorado Mountain Club's book Pack Guide: The Best Fort Collins Hikes.
See chapter "56. Crosier Mountain" in Colorado Mountain Club's book The Best Front Range Hikes.
See description "Crosier Mountain Trail 931" under "Fort Collins to Estes Park" on Latitude 40 Degrees' Front Range Colorado Trails Recreation Topo Map.
4.0 +1,930 Moderate to Strenuous
Crosier Mountain Rainbow Trail #981 (formerly #1013) USFS webpage. USFS quicksheet.
See chapter "6. Crosier Mountain" in Colorado Mountain Club's book Pack Guide: The Best Fort Collins Hikes.
See chapter "56. Crosier Mountain" in Colorado Mountain Club's book The Best Front Range Hikes.
2.5 +2,230 Moderate to Strenuous
Crosier Mountain Summit Trail #931.1. (Line but no number on USFS map.) USFS quicksheet.
See chapter "6. Crosier Mountain" in Colorado Mountain Club's book Pack Guide: The Best Fort Collins Hikes.
See chapter "56. Crosier Mountain" in Colorado Mountain Club's book The Best Front Range Hikes.
0.5    
Cub Lake Trail. (Cub Lake Trailhead to Cub Lake) NPS trails map. NPS park map. NPS trail description (under "Cub Lake Trailhead"). Rocky Mountain National Park Backcountry Wilderness Camping Guide.
See chapter "Cub Lake - Trail 18" in Johnson Books'  Rocky Mountain National Park Dayhiker's Guide.
See trailhead description "Cub Lake Trailhead" under "North Map Trails" on Sky Terrain map Rocky Mountain National Park / Indian Peaks Wilderness.
See description 12 "Cub Lake Loop" on Mountain Jay map Eastern Rocky Mountain National Park.
2.3   Moderate
Donner Pass Trail #926 / 926.1 (Donner Cutoff). USFS webpage. USFS quicksheet. 8.9 +2,400 Strenuous
Estes Cone. NPS park map. Rocky Mountain National Park Backcountry Wilderness Camping Guide.
See chapter "8. Estes Cone" in FalconGuides book Hiking Colorado's Front Range.
See chapter "8. Estes Cone" in Altitude Publishing book The Best Hikes of Colorado.
See chapter "Estes Cone - Trail 4" in Johnson Books'  Rocky Mountain National Park Dayhiker's Guide.
3.2 +1,750 Moderate to Strenuous
Eugenia Mine Trail. (Longs Peak Trailhead via East Longs Peak Trail). NPS trails map. NPS park map. NPS trails description (under"Long's Peak Ranger Station Trailhead"). Rocky Mountain National Park Backcountry Wilderness Camping Guide. 1.4 +508 Moderate
Fall River Trail System. NPS trails map. Rocky Mountain National Park Backcountry Wilderness Camping Guide.
See chapter "8 Horseshoe Falls" in FalconGuides book Hiking Waterfalls in Colorado.
See chapter "9 Chasm Falls" in FalconGuides book Hiking Waterfalls in Colorado.
See chapter "10 'Ypsilon Falls'" in FalconGuides book Hiking Waterfalls in Colorado.
     
Fern Lake Trail. (Fern Lake trailhead to Odessa Lake) NPS trails map. NPS park map. NPS trail description (under "Fern Lake Trailhead"). Rocky Mountain National Park Backcountry Wilderness Camping Guide.
See chapter "2. Bear Lake - Fern Lake Shuttle" in Altitude Publishing book The Best Hikes of Colorado.
See chapter "Fern Falls and Fern Lake - Trail 19" in Johnson Books' Rocky Mountain National Park Dayhiker's Guide.
See chapter "12 Fern Lake" in FalconGuides book Hiking Colorado.
See chapter "7 Fern Lake Trail Waterfalls" in FalconGuides book Hiking Waterfalls in Colorado.
S
ee trailhead description "Fern Lake Trailhead" under "North Map Trails" on Sky Terrain map Rocky Mountain National Park / Indian Peaks Wilderness.
See description 13 "Odessa & Fern Lakes" on Mountain Jay map Eastern Rocky Mountain National Park.
4.9 +1,865 Strenuous
Finch Lake Trail. (Finch Lake trailhead to Pear Lake.) NPS trails map. NPS park map. NPS trail description (under "Finch Lake Trailhead"). Rocky Mountain National Park Backcountry Wilderness Camping Guide.
See chapter "11. Finch Lake" in FalconGuides book Hiking Colorado's Front Range.
See chapter "Finch Lake - Trail 1" in Johnson Books' Rocky Mountain National Park Dayhiker's Guide.
6.5 +2,1123 Strenuous
Flattop Mountain Trail. (Bear Lake trailhead to Flat Top Mountain.) NPS trails map. NPS park map. NPS trail description (under "Bear Lake Trailhead"). Rocky Mountain National Park Backcountry Wilderness Camping Guide.
See chapter "8. Flattop Mountain and Hallett Peak" in  Colorado Mountain Club's book Pack Guide: The Best Fort Collins Hikes.
See chapter "57. Flattop Mountain and Hallett Peak" in  Colorado Mountain Club's book The Best Front Range Hikes.
See chapter "3. Flattop Mountain and Hallett Peak" in Altitude Publishing book The Best Hikes of Colorado.
See chapter "Hallett Peak - Trail 16" in Johnson Books' Rocky Mountain National Park Dayhiker's Guide.
See description "Flattop Mountain Trail" under "North Map Trails" on Sky Terrain map Rocky Mountain National Park / Indian Peaks Wilderness.
4.4 +2,849 Strenuous
Fox Creek Trail #930. No information available.      
Glacier Gorge Trail. (Glacier Gorge trailhead to Black Lake.) NPS trails map. NPS park map. NPS trail description (under "Glacier Gorge Junction Trailhead". Rocky Mountain National Park Backcountry Wilderness Camping Guide.
See chapter "Black Lake - Trail 10" in Johnson Books' Rocky Mountain National Park Dayhiker's Guide.
See chapter "25. Black Lake" in Colorado Mountain Club's book The Best Front Range Hikes.
See chapter "3. Black Lake" in Colorado Mountain Club's book Pack Guide: The Best Boulder Hikes.
See chapter "7. Glacier Gorge" in FalconGuides book Hiking Colorado's Front Range.
See chapter "4 - Black Lake" in Altitude Publishing book The Best Hikes of Colorado.
See chapter "5 Glacier Gorge Trail Waterfalls" in FalconGuides book Hiking Waterfalls in Colorado.
See trailhead description "Glacier Gorge Trailhead" under "North Map Trails" on Sky Terrain map Rocky Mountain National Park / Indian Peaks Wilderness.
See description 17 "Glacier Gorge" on Mountain Jay map Eastern Rocky Mountain National Park.
See description "Mills Lake to Black Lake via Loch Vale Trail to Glacier Gorge Trail" under "Rocky Mountain National Park" on Latitude 40 Degrees' Front Range Colorado Trails Recreation Topo Map.
5.0 +1,430 Strenuous
Hallett Peak. NPS trails map. NPS park map. NPS "Flattop Mountain" trail description (under "Bear Lake Trailhead").
See chapter "8. Flattop Mountain and Hallett Peak" in Colorado Mountain Club's book Pack Guide: The Best Fort Collins Hikes.
See chapter "57. Flattop Mountain and Hallett Peak" in Colorado Mountain Club's book The Best Front Range Hikes.
See chapter "3. Flattop Mountain and Hallett Peak" in Altitude Publishing book The Best Hikes of Colorado.
See chapter "Hallett Peak - Trail 16" in Johnson Books' Rocky Mountain National Park Dayhiker's Guide.
5.0 +3,243 Strenuous
Homestead Meadows Trail #971 and Trail System (#971.1, #971.2, #971.3). USFS webpage. USFS quicksheet. 2.8 + approach +1,160 Moderate
Indian Trail #927. USFS webpage. USFS quicksheet.
See chapter "Bulwark Ridge Trail" in Pack Guide: Commanche Peak Wilderness Area Hiking and Snowshoeing Guide. 
     
Lawn Lake Trail. (Lawn Lake trailhead to Lawn Lake)  NPS trails map. NPS park map. NPS trail description (under "Lawn Lake Trailhead"). Rocky Mountain National Park Backcountry Wilderness Camping Guide.
See chapter "14 Larimer County: Hagues Peak" in FalconGuides book Hiking Colorado's Summits.
See description "Lawn Lake Trail" under "Rocky Mountain National Park" on Latitude 40 Degrees' Front Range Colorado Trails Recreation Topo Map.
6.2 +2,249 Strenuous
Lion Gulch Trail #949. USFS webpage. USFS Homestead Meadows quicksheet.
See chapter "12. Lion Gulch Trail" in FalconGuides book Hiking Colorado's Front Range -- Fort Collins to Colorado Springs.
See description "Lion Gulch Trail 949 -- Homestead Meadows" under "Fort Collins to Estes Park" on Latitude 40 Degrees' Front Range Colorado Trails Recreation Topo Map.
3.4 +1,160 Moderate
Loch, The. NPS trails map. NPS park map. NPS trail description (under "Glacier Gorge Junction Trailhead"). Rocky Mountain National Park Backcountry Wilderness Camping Guide.
See chapter "The Loch - Trail 11" in Johnson Books' Rocky Mountain National Park Dayhiker's Guide.
See chapter "5 Glacier Gorge Trail Waterfalls" in FalconGuides book Hiking Waterfalls in Colorado.
See chapter "6 Timberline Falls (at Loch Vale)" in FalconGuides book Hiking Waterfalls in Colorado.
3.1 +980 Moderate
Longs Peak (East) Trail. (Longs Peak trailhead to Longs Peak.) NPS trails map. NPS park map. NPS trail description (under "Longs Peak Ranger Station Trailhead"). Rocky Mountain National Park Backcountry Wilderness Camping Guide.
See chapter "6. Longs Peak" in Altitude Publishing book The Best Hikes of Colorado.
See chapter "Longs Peak - Trail 6" in Johnson Books' Rocky Mountain National Park Dayhiker's Guide.
See chapter "9 Boulder County: Longs Peak" in FalconGuides book Hiking Colorado's Summits.
See chapter "4 East Longs Peak Trail Waterfalls" in FalconGuides book Hiking Waterfalls in Colorado.
See description "Longs Peak -- Keyhole Route" under "Rocky Mountain National Park" on Latitude 40 Degrees' Front Range Colorado Trails Recreation Topo Map.
See description "Longs Peak -- Keyhole Route" under "Non-Mechanized Trails" on Latitude 40 Degrees' Boulder County Colorado Trails Recreation Topo Map.
See trailhead description "Long Peak Trailhead" under "North Map Trails" on Sky Terrain map Rocky Mountain National Park / Indian Peaks Wilderness.
8.0 +4,885 Very Strenuous
Longs Peak (North) Loop. (From Glacier Gorge trailhead via Glacier Gorge Trail, North Longs Peak Trail, Boulder Brook Trail, Glacier Creek Trail.)  Rocky Mountain National Park Backcountry Wilderness Camping Guide.
See trail description 16 "North Long's Peak Loop" on Mountain Jay map Eastern Rocky Mountain National Park.
8.1 loop +1,100 Moderate
Longs Peak (North) Trail. (Glacier Gorge trailhead to Granite Pass) NPS trails map. NPS park map. Rocky Mountain National Park Backcountry Wilderness Camping Guide.      
Longs Peak Trail System. NPS trails map. NPS trails descriptions. Rocky Mountain National Park Backcountry Wilderness Camping Guide.      
Lumpy Ridge Loop Trail. NPS trails map. NPS park map. Rocky Mountain National Park Backcountry Wilderness Camping Guide.
See chapter "11 MacGregor Falls" in FalconGuides book Hiking Waterfalls in Colorado.
See description 10 "Lumpy Ridge Loop" on Mountain Jay map Eastern Rocky Mountain National Park.
10.9 loop +2,100 Moderate
Lumpy Ridge trail system. NPS trails map. NPS park map. NPS trails descriptions. Rocky Mountain National Park Backcountry Wilderness Camping Guide.
See chapter "11 MacGregor Falls" in FalconGuides book Hiking Waterfalls in Colorado.
See chapter "12 Bridal Veil Falls" in FalconGuides book Hiking Waterfalls in Colorado.
     
Miller Fork Trail #997 (formerly #1011). USFS webpage. USFS quicksheet. 3.0 +1,100 Easy
Mills Lake via Glacier Gorge Trail. NPS trails map. NPS park map. NPS trail description (under "Glacier Gorge Junction Trailhead") Rocky Mountain National Park Backcountry Wilderness Camping Guide.
See chapter "Mills Lake - Trail 9" in Johnson Books' Rocky Mountain National Park Dayhiker's Guide.
2.8   Moderate
Mirror Lake Trail #943. Part known as Comanche Peak Trail. Route descriptions start from Fort Collins Region.  USFS quicksheet.
See chapter "Mirror Lake Trail" in Colorado Mountain Club's book Pack Guide: Commanche Peak Wilderness Area -- Hiking and Snowshoeing Guide.
See trail description under "Commanche Peak Wilderness" on Latitude 40 Degrees' Front Range Colorado Trails Recreation Topo Map.
6.0 + approach +770 Strenuous
Morraine Park Trail System. NPS trails map. NPS park mapRocky Mountain National Park Backcountry Wilderness Camping Guide.
See description "Moraine Park Trails" under "North Map Trails" on Sky Terrain map Rocky Mountain National Park / Indian Peaks Wilderness.
     
Mummy Pass Trail #937. USFS webpage. USFS quicksheetRocky Mountain National Park Backcountry Wilderness Camping Guide.
See chapter "Mummy Pass Trail" in Colorado Mountain Club's book Pack Guide: Commanche Peak Wilderness Area -- Hiking and Snowshoeing Guide.
3.5 + approach +1,900 Strenuous
North Boundary Trail #958. Rocky Mountain National Park Backcountry Wilderness Camping Guide.
See chapter "North Boundary Trail" in Colorado Mountain Club's book Pack Guide: Commanche Peak Wilderness Area -- Hiking and Snowshoeing Guide.
See chapter "13 West Creek Falls" in FalconGuides book Hiking Waterfalls in Colorado.
See description "Lost Lake via North Boundary Trail" under "Rocky Mountain National Park" on Latitude 40 Degrees' Front Range Colorado Trails Recreation Topo Map.
5.8 +1,880 Strenuous
North Fork (Big Thompson) Trail #929. West end of trail also known as Lost Lake Trail. USFS webpage. USFS quicksheet.
See chapter "North Fork Trail" in Colorado Mountain Club's book Pack Guide: Commanche Peak Wilderness Area Hiking and Snowshoeing Guide.
See chapter "14 Lost Falls" in FalconGuides book Hiking Waterfalls in Colorado.
4.3 +980 Moderate
North Sheep Mountain Trail #828 / #828.1. USFS webpage. USFS quicksheet. 4.2    
Odessa Lake. NPS trails map. NPS park map. NPS trail description (under "Bear Lake Trailhead" or "Fern Lake Trailhead"). Rocky Mountain National Park Backcountry Wilderness Camping Guide.
See chapter "Odessa Lake - Trail 15" in Johnson Books' Rocky Mountain National Park Dayhiker's Guide.
See description 13 "Odessa & Fern Lakes" on Mountain Jay map Eastern Rocky Mountain National Park.
4.1 (Bear Lake TH)
4.4 (Fern Lake TH)
+1,205
+1,865
Strenuous
Ouzel Falls via Bluebird Lake Trail. NPS trails map. NPS park map. NPS trails description (under "Wild Basin Ranger Station Trailhead"). Rocky Mountain National Park Backcountry Wilderness Camping Guide.
See chapter "Calypso Cascades and Ouzel Falls - Trail 2" in Johnson Books' Rocky Mountain National Park Dayhiker's Guide.
See chapter "1 Wild Basin Waterfalls" in FalconGuides book Hiking Waterfalls in Colorado.
2.7 +950 Moderate
Ouzel Lake. NPS trails map. NPS park map. NPS trails description (under "Wild Basin Ranger Station Trailhead"). Rocky Mountain National Park Backcountry Wilderness Camping Guide.
See chapter "Ouzel Lake - Trail 3" in Johnson Books' Rocky Mountain National Park Dayhiker's Guide.
4.9 +1,510 Moderate
Poudre River Trail. (Starts at Milner Pass trailhead.) NPS trails brochure/map. NPS park map. Rocky Mountain National Park Backcountry Wilderness Camping Guide.      
Round Mountain Trail #969 (formerly #831, also known as Dome Mountain Trail). USFS webpage. USFS quicksheet. Loveland (City of) Parks and Recreation trail webpage. LPR trail map.
See chapter "4. Dome Mountain Trail" in FalconGuides book Hiking Colorado's Front Range.
S
ee description "Round Mountain National Recreation Trail 831 via Foothills Nature Trail" under "Fort Collins to Estes Park" on Latitude 40 Degrees' Front Range Colorado Trails Recreation Topo Map.
4.6 +2,670 Moderate to Strenuous
Sandbeach Lake. NPS trails map. NPS park mapRocky Mountain National Park Backcountry Wilderness Camping Guide.
See chapter "11 - Sandbeach Lake" in Johnson Books' The Best Hikes of Colorado.
4.2 +1,440 Moderate
Sky Pond Trail. (Glacier Gorge trailhead to Sky Pond.) NPS trails map. NPS park map. NPS trail description (under "Glacier Gorge Junction Trailhead"). Rocky Mountain National Park Backcountry Wilderness Camping Guide.
See chapter "5 - Sky Pond" in Altitude Publishing book The Best Hikes of Colorado.
See chapter "Timberline Falls, Lake of Glass, and Sky Pond - Trail 12" in Johnson Books' Rocky Mountain National Park Dayhiker's Guide.
See chapter "5 Glacier Gorge Trail Waterfalls" in FalconGuides book Hiking Waterfalls in Colorado.
4.9 +1,700 Strenuous
Storm Pass Trail. Rocky Mountain National Park Backcountry Wilderness Camping Guide. 5.8    
Stormy Peaks Trail #980. (Line but no number on USFS map.) USFS webpage. USFS quicksheet. NPS park map.
See chapter "17. Stormy Peaks Trail to Stormy Peaks Pass" in Colorado Mountain Club's book Pack Guide: The Best Fort Collins Hikes.
See chapter "Stormy Peaks Trail" in Colorado Mountain Club's book Pack Guide: Commanche Peak Wilderness Area Hiking and Snowshoeing Guide.
See chapter "63. Stormy Peak Trail to Stormy Peaks Pass" in Colorado Mountain Club's book The Best Front Range Hikes.
     
Thunder Lake. NPS trails map. NPS park map. NPS trail description (under "Wild Basin Ranger Station"). Rocky Mountain National Park Backcountry Wilderness Camping Guide.
See chapter "10 - Thunder Lake" in Altitude Publishing book The Best Hikes of Colorado.
See chapter "2 Thunder Lake Trail Waterfalls" in FalconGuides book Hiking Waterfalls in Colorado.
See description "Thunder Lake Trail" under "Rocky Mountain National Park" on Latitude 40 Degrees' Front Range Colorado Trails Recreation Topo Map.
6.8 +2,074 Strenuous
Timberline Falls via Sky Pond Trail. (Glacier Gorge trailhead to Timberline Falls.) NPS trails map. NPS park map. NPS trail description (under "Water Fall Hikes"). Rocky Mountain National Park Backcountry Wilderness Camping Guide. 4.0   Strenuous
Ute Trail -- Trail Ridge Road to Beaver Meadows. NPS park map.
See chapter "Old Ute Trail -- Trail Ridge Road to Beaver Meadows - Trail 23" in Johnson Books' Rocky Mountain National Park Dayhiker's Guide.
6.1 -3,000 Moderate
West Creek / West Creek Falls Trail #967.
See chapter "North Boundary Trail" in Colorado Mountain Club's book Pack Guide: Commanche Peak Wilderness Area -- Hiking and Snowshoeing Guide.
See chapter "13 West Creek Falls" in FalconGuides book Hiking Waterfalls in Colorado.
     
Wild Basin Trail System. NPS trails map. NPS trails descriptions (under "Wild Basin Ranger Station Trailhead"). Rocky Mountain National Park Backcountry Wilderness Camping Guide.
See chapter "1 Wild Basin Waterfalls" in FalconGuides book Hiking Waterfalls in Colorado.
See chapter "2 Thunder Lake Trail Waterfalls" in FalconGuides book Hiking Waterfalls in Colorado.
See chapter "3 Lion Lakes Trail Waterfalls" in FalconGuides book Hiking Waterfalls in Colorado.
See trailhead description "Wild Basin Trailhead" under "North Map Trails" on Sky Terrain map Rocky Mountain National Park / Indian Peaks Wilderness.
     
Wind River Trail. summitpost.org webpage. NPS park map. Rocky Mountain National Park Backcountry Wilderness Camping Guide. 1.9    
Ypsilon Lake. NPS trails map. NPS park map. NPS trail description (under "Lawn Lake Trailhead")Rocky Mountain National Park Backcountry Wilderness Camping Guide.
See chapter "13 - Ypsilon Lake" in Altitude Publishing book The Best Hikes of Colorado.
See chapter "Ypsilon Lake - Trail 21" in Johnson Books' Rocky Mountain National Park Dayhiker's Guide.
4.5 +2,000 Moderate

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