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Escape the crowds at the Alpine Visitor's Center & do this hike instead!

This hike was TOUGH (we're moderately in-shape young people from sea level) and we questioned if... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Lisa T
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Cambridge, Massachusetts
Less-traveled mountain offers a lot

The only way to get to the Mt. Chapin trailhead is by driving up the gravel Fall River Road (which... read more

Reviewed 17 February 2015
Jim F
,
Loveland, Colorado
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One of the high mountain peaks in Rocky Mountain National Park.
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Rocky Mountain National Park, CO
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hike was TOUGH (we're moderately in-shape young people from sea level) and we questioned if the climb was worth it - until we saw the 360 view at the very top and our questions were answered - YES, DEFINITELY WORTH IT! The early part...More

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Reviewed 17 February 2015

The only way to get to the Mt. Chapin trailhead is by driving up the gravel Fall River Road (which may be closed for repairs). This road is very scenic but slow-going and one-way (up) so if you start to drive up and change your...More

Thank Jim F
Reviewed 13 August 2013

Mount Chapin is a fantastic hike, even if you only hike it partway and don't bag the peak. The hike begins at the Chapin Creek trailhead, about 7 mles up the Old Fall River (one-way, dirt) Road. Parking is scarce by mid-day, so start looking...More

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