Alpine Peaks, Lakes & Waterfalls Thru Hike
Estes Park, CO5.0 (4 reviews)
- Point to Point Hike
- Diverse Mountain Scenery
- Historical Sites
- Alpine Lakes
- Summit Remote 13K Peak
- Wildlife & Wildflowers
- On & Off Trail Hiking
This diverse Rocky Mountain National Park backpacking trip offers stunning mountain scenery, on and off trail hiking, visits to wonderful historical sites, cascading waterfalls, and summits a remote 13,000 foot peak. It quite literally has it all! It is also a point to point hike, which means all new scenery every day. And with ample opportunities for day hikes from our scenic campsites, and relaxation at alpine lakes, it is an action-packed but well balanced adventure. Whether you are a seasoned backpacker, just starting out, or somewhere in between, this trip is sure to offer something new for everyone!
$1465 Per Person
DIFFICULTY LEVEL 3
Our difficulty ratings are based on a scale of 1-5, tours with a rating of 1 being least difficult, tours with a rating of 5 being most difficult
- Backpack Weight:
- 35-45 pounds
- Daily Hiking Distances:
- 3-7 miles
- Most Elevation Loss:
- 3000 feet
- Most Elevation Gain:
- 2800 feet
- Quality of Trails:
- Well maintained trails with some off trail hiking
- This trip goes up over 13,000 feet in elevation. It’s best to arrive in Estes Park a day or two early to acclimatize.
- be active and healthy
- exercise several times per week
- be comfortable hiking 6-8 miles per day in hilly or mountainous terrain with a 25-pound backpack
SOLITUDE LEVEL 3
1 least solitude, 5 most solitude
We rate this Rocky Mountain National Park backpacking trip a solitude 3. You can expect to see more people at the beginning and end of the trip and fewer people on days 2, 3 and 4.
All Rocky Mountain National Park trips begin and end from Estes Park, Colorado. Estes Park does not have an airport. The most convenient airport is Denver International Airport (DIA), which is served by most major airlines and is an inexpensive airport to fly into. From DIA one can take a shuttle or rent a car to reach Estes Park. It is a 1.5-hour drive from DIA to Estes Park on good roads.
Denver to Estes Park Shuttles
Estes Park Shuttle: 970-586-5151
Travel in perfect company by booking a private trip exclusively for your group!
Our sliding scale for private trips is based on the final number of guests in your group. Rates are per person and do not include sales tax, national park fees or guide gratuity. The final rate is based on the actual number of guests on the trip and may adjust based on cancellations or additions.
Please Note: you can also enjoy a private trip at our normal scheduled rates by filling any empty tour to capacity. However, if group members drop from the tour those spots will automatically become available on our website for instant booking. By purchasing a private trip at the rates listed below, your trip will remain exclusive to your group regardless of cancellations.
PRIVATE RATES FOR THIS TRIP
- 2 People: Rate x 2.5
- 3 People: Rate x 1.75
- 4 People: Rate x 1.25
- 5+ People: Rate x 1.15
*all rates are per person