Western Loop

3 reviews #13 hike out of 250 in
25.7 mi
Distance
14 hrs 9 min
Time
terrain
3,737 ft
Elev Gain

Overview

This is a difficult loop trail in Rocky Mountain National Park.

This trail goes by Tonahutu, Renegade, Timberline, and Cascade Falls.

Wonderful trail with many scenic views. You are likely to see many different types of wildlife such as moose, elk, bighorn sheep, and many more! The campsites are great, a few even have pit toilets available. There is plenty of water except above the treeline, so camel up before making the 7 mile stretch across the top of the montain.



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matt.misiurak 5 years ago
W RD 1111 West Portal Road to W RD 1211 West Portal Road, Grand Lake, CO, USA
Backpacking 7/21- 7/24/2016, sleeping at: 7/21 - Sunrise Campsite (087) (9600 ft) 7/22 - July Campsite (081) (10760 ft) 7/23 - Summerland Park (069) (8610 ft)
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RMNP Loop Westside Continental Divide Hikes Starting Bear Lake
From the best hikes on the continental divide trail Colorado book by Liz Thomas
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Kristin Loop 26.6
This is a 5.124 foot gain.
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