Mount Bierstadt 8/30/15

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Via the West Slopes (~7 miles). Guanella Pass Trailhead, Mount Evans Wilderness. (1 hr 20 min / 56 miles from Denver) Plan to get an early start especially in the spring with the afternoon storms. The Sawtooth just before dawn: Looking south from the trail at dawn: From the summit:…

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Bear Lake Loop 7/31/15

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Best of Bear Lake Area Loop (~5.7 miles) plus Emerald Lake Trail (~0.7 miles). Bear Lake Trailhead (or any parking along Bear Lake Road if the shuttles are running), RMNP (2 hours / 85 miles from Denver) Nymph Lake: Dream Lake: Emerald Lake: Golden-mantled ground squirrel near Alberta Falls. These…

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