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Coming from Minnesota, I was glad we waited 4 or 5 days before we did this hike. The steep switchbacks and daunting cliffs really take your breath away! We parked just on the other side of the tunnel on 550. The hike starts on the...More
What an amazing trail and was a great ride with amazing views. As a newbie driver, I was really worried about the drive but found it no problem. My wife, also a newbie driver, drove half of the way smiling ear to ear. That being...More
Loved this hike. Easy to find from town. I had already been in CO for almost 4 days and so the altitude did not bother me too much. Take it slow and bring water and bug repellent. The last 1/4 mile is the most strenuous...but...More
By far the most challenging trail in the area. Scenery is amazing and well worth the drive. Make sure you wither are an experienced driver or have someone to guide you through the passes. Longer trucks need more time and patience to do the trail.
We weren't able to stay longer than 3 days in Ouray. This hike was a recommendation, and we were so glad we did it! The views were great around every bend. Definitely go on a clear day, you can see the red mountains and Ouray...More
The Bear Creek NRT is just minutes away from Ouray. The trailhead is across the road from the parking area. It starts uphill immediately, so you won't have time to warm up your core gradually. There is slate on part of the trail and it...More
it was a fun hike. A bit rocking in places, but great views. It is in part narrow trail with a far dropoff, but be mindful and sobor and you will be fine on this trail.We only went as far as the little bridge before...More
This is a really odd, interesting and rewarding route. It starts by hiking up over a tunnel the highway runs through, climbs up through shale, then suddenly turns to quartzite, contours under massive cliffs, above a wild creek, and takes you up to cool old...More