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A great day for a hike

After reading the reviews on Trip Advisor we thought this would be the perfect hike for us flat... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2018
Susan K
Orlando, Florida, United States
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Interesting ghost town and mine

This route begins in a large paved parking area on the east side of Route 91 between Interstate 70... read more

Reviewed 26 June 2018
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hike does start a little rough going up hill and does take about 3 hours to accomplish. Along the way you will see the mountains and valleys as you travel along the trail. In addition, you will see some of the old mining equipment...More

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Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Round trip took us about 3 hours, with many stops for pictures and a quick lunch on a convenient fallen log. We had perfect weather, mixed sun and clouds with a light breeze. There were plenty of wildflowers on display, though prime season was the...More

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Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

After reading the reviews on Trip Advisor we thought this would be the perfect hike for us flat landers, but it was a little harder than we expected. About half way to the ghost town, we caught our breaths and enjoyed our hike. We only...More

1  Thank Susan K
Reviewed 8 July 2018

Morning hike, 4th July weekend. Easy walk, mostly under trees until we got above the tree line. Flowers were nice and weather cooperated. No bugs ! Recommended.

Thank carmi2
Reviewed 26 June 2018

This route begins in a large paved parking area on the east side of Route 91 between Interstate 70 and Leadville, though I am giving its address as Breckenridge since it is actually fairly close to Breck. But would be an interesting hike across the...More

1  Thank AnnArborMiBob
Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

We are no experts but the trail was pretty good and we saw lots of people of different abilities on this trail. A good one to start with to acclimate to the altitude. Not too steep of grade. At the end at 12,400 ft there...More

Thank Papa_Grey_Beard
Reviewed 13 October 2017

This is where we take visitors during the summer. It is a beautiful and comfortable climb with beautiful flowers and a few interesting ruins from the mining days. What you wear depends on the weather and temperature. In summer we just wear light clothing, and...More

Thank David C
Reviewed 12 October 2017

This hike was relatively easy and the views did not disappoint. I would recommend hiking here. There are multiple trails once you get out in the open but since it's all open you shouldn't get lost.

Thank Jennifer E
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

This hike up to abandoned cabins at the timber line is easy for all ages. Most of the trail is a dirt road near a brook. For most the trail ends at an old settlement with several abandoned cabins right at the foot of rocky...More

Thank candace m
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Amazing views, great historic ruins. Easy hike if you are acclimated to the altitude. Don't miss the old tramway terminal/ore bun further up the valley on the north side past the cabins– a must see if you like photography and shooting old mining ruins.

Thank Jeffrey S
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Aaron S
27 June 2017|
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By now it should be snow free; at least up to 10,000 feet.