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ESTES PARK, COLORADO

Hiking Rocky Mountain National Park

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ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. Minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding, and rewarding, programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Kerry from Denver, CO Number of programs attended: 2
Date attended: 07/05/15 - 07/10/15
A great trip! Yes, it was rainy, but our guides (Peter, Len, and Pat) made good trail choices and kept us moving! The Alpine Trail Ridge Inn provided clean, comfortable accommodations and what a great location for access to the National Park! We learned a lot about the history and geology of this glorious area and shared the experience with a great group of hikers.

Amy from Salinas, CA Number of programs attended: 9
Date attended: 07/05/15 - 07/10/15
I just returned from Estes Park and hiking for four days. Even with the rain, the hiking and scenery were incredibly rewarding. We had a great group of hikers and excellent guides. My only complaint that's worth mentioning is that the trip was not long enough!

Sandra from Corvallis, OR Number of programs attended: 12
Date attended: 07/05/15 - 07/10/15
Excellent, exciting week hiking in Rocky Mountain National Park. Thank you, Peter,Len and Pat for adjusting to weather and keeping us all together and challenged. I am very glad I went a few days early to adjust to elevation. It took me several days to feel 100 percent ready for 8 mile hikes. I avoided rental car expense by using shuttles and walking. Store,restaurants, brew pub,laundry and shuttles were all close to the Alpine Trail Ridge Inn. It was an easy 1/2 mile walk up a side road to the Beaver Meadows Visitor Center in the park where you could catch the hiker shuttle into the park. I enjoyed taking two Rocky Mountain Conservancy classes on the days before our program, a bird walk and a sunset tour along Trail Ridge Road. By going a few days early, I had time to go on the Estes Park historic walk, see the film at the Park Theatre about the 100th year anniversary of the Park, see the Stanley Hotel and the Estes Park museum.

Randye from East Windsor, NJ Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 08/31/14 - 09/05/14
Good leaders, good hikes and a good group of hikers to share the scenery, talk, laughs and experiences with. You couldn't ask for more.

Paul from Saint Paul, MN Number of programs attended: 19
Date attended: 08/31/14 - 09/05/14
A fantastic trip with excellent leadership. Len and Peter know the area and are full of useful insights. Because Rocky Mountain National Park is prone to afternoon thunderstorms and hordes of people all day seeking parking spots, note that each day begins very early in the morning in order to avoid those problems.


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