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“One of the best hikes in Colorado”

Ranked #38 of 74 things to do in Vail
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Owner description: This scenic hike through canyon and along the river ends up at a series of glacial lakes and streams.
Denver, Colorado, United States
Level 4 Contributor
25 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“One of the best hikes in Colorado”
Reviewed September 14, 2012

This is a gorgeous hike. You'll be walking next to a babbling brook for a good portion of the hike. There are even little gorges and waterfalls. At the end of the hike, there are some amazing mountain lakes you won't believe. It's so beautiful. Highly recommend this hike but it is quite strenuous so don't attempt it unless you are up for a bit of a challenge. Start early, from around 6 am to around 8 or 9 am so you can finish before the thunderstorms roll in. 9 am is probably getting a bit late, but you might get lucky and be okay.

Visited September 2012
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Copper Mountain, Colorado
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33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
“Missouri Lakes - Missouri Pass - Fancy Pass - Fancy Lake”
Reviewed May 4, 2012

A ten-mile loop through the Holy Cross Wilderness Area is heavenly.

http://www.amazon.com/Holy-Cross-Wilderness-Area-ebook/dp/B004AYD70M/ref=pd_cp_kstore_1?ie=UTF8&m=AG56TWVU5XWC2

http://www.amazon.com/Greatest-Hikes-Central-Colorado-ebook/dp/B003ZUY8NM

http://summitcountyvoice.com/2011/08/07/travel-explore-colorados-spectacular-gore-creek-trail/

http://summitcountyvoice.com/2011/08/28/explore-whitney-peak-in-the-holy-cross-wilderness/

Visited July 2011
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