Hiking Rocky Mountain National Park

Including Indian Peaks Wilderness

Book Description

Lace up your boots and sample more than 450 miles of trails in Rocky Mountain National Park and the Indian Peaks Wilderness. Veteran hiker Kent Dannen introduces you to memorable trails highlighting the natural splendor of the Rockies. Each hike description includes detailed information on trail access, best times for hiking, and points of interest along the way. This new edition is fully updated and revised, with special sections on what to wear, carry, and eat and invaluable advice on wilderness ethics and safety. Its smaller size and package, complete with illustrations, makes this guide an indispensable companion to hiking and backpacking in Rocky Mountain National Park and the Indian Peaks Wilderness.

About Dannen, Kent

Kent Dannen has guided hikers over the trails of Rocky Mountain National Park and Indian Peaks for more than thirty years. He began his professional guiding activities as a hike master and naturalist for the YMCA of the Rockies and has led hundreds of hikes covering thousands of miles. He is a former contributing editor of Backpacker Magazine and freelances as a writer-photographer. He is the recipient of the US Department of Agriculture Certificate of Appreciation for his outstanding volunteer services in developing educational materials that help manage and protect the Indian Peaks Wilderness. He has written three other guide books, Short hikes in Rock Mountain National Park, Best Easy Day Hikes in Rocky Mountain National Park, and Rocky Mountain Wildflowers. He lives in Allenspark, Colorado.