Rocky Mountain High Alpine Adventure
Estes Park, CO
- Off Trail Alpine Hiking
- Point to Point Thru-hike
- Alpine Lakes
- Stunning Views
- Mountain Solitude
- Cross the Continental Divide
Hiking over the Continental Divide via the Boulder Grand Pass is the most physically challenging and rewarding backpacking trip Wildland Trekking offers in Rocky Mountain National Park. This point to point trek starts near Estes Park and ends in Grand Lake, featuring a bit of everything. Dramatic waterfalls, isolated alpine lakes, plentiful wildlife, and significant off-trail hiking in seldom visited areas. Crossing the Continental Divide on day three will be the highpoint of the trip, literally. This is an excellent tour choice for individuals willing to put in the extra effort to escape the crowds.
$1195 Per Person
DIFFICULTY LEVEL 4
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:
- 4-7 miles
- Most Elevation Loss:
- 2400 feet
- Most Elevation Gain:
- 2500 feet
- Quality of Trails:
- Well maintained trails and rugged off trail hiking
- be very active, healthy people
- exercise vigorously several times per week
- be comfortable hiking, biking, or running for hours at a time without taking breaks
SOLITUDE LEVEL 4
1 least solitude, 5 most solitude
We rate this Colorado backpacking trip a solitude 4. You can expect 1-2 other groups of hikers per day.
Travel to Estes Park
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.
Estes Park Shuttle: 970-586-5151
Traveling in perfect company is a wonderful thing! With our private trip offerings you can book a trip exclusively for your group. Whether it’s with family, friends or colleagues, private trips are a fun and enriching way to explore the outdoors.
Private trip pricing is based on a sliding scale, depending on the number of people in your party. Rates are per person and do not include sales tax and national park fees (where applicable) or guide gratuity. Give us a call at 800-715-HIKE to get the ball rolling!
Private Rates FOr This Trip
- 2 People: Rate x 2
- 3 People: Rate x 1.3
- 4 People: Rate x 1.1
- 5 People: Rate x 1
*all rates are per person