Mendenhall Ice Caves Hike Review

General Hike Information: Mendenhall Ice Caves Mendenhall Ice Caves Trail Rating: ★★★★★ (5/5 Stars) Distance: 6 Miles RT  Elevation Start: 259 ft Highest Point of Hike: 809 ft Estimated Time to Complete: 2-3 Hours RT Difficulty: Easy- Moderate What does this mean? Season: Year Round – Expect snow November– March Check the Weather Forecast Getting…

Reynolds Park Hike Review

General Mountain Information: Reynolds Park Reynolds Park Rating: ★★★ (⅗ Stars) Distance: Various: Reynolds Park has over 17 miles of trails, view a complete park map here. View a complete list of trails here. Elevation Start: 7,262 ft Summit (Highest Point of Park): 8,180 ft Estimated Time to Complete: Various, but most trails can be…

Elk Falls Staunton State Park Hike Review

General Mountain Information: Elk Falls Video Hike Review: Elk Falls Elk Falls Trail Rating: ★★★★ (⅘ Stars) Distance: 11.82 miles RT Staunton Ridge to Scout Line to Marmont Passage on way there Bugling Elk to Staunton Ridge on way back Elevation Start: 8,254 ft Summit (Highest Point): 9,275 ft Estimated Time to Complete: 4-4.5 Hours…

Zapata Falls Hike Review

General Trail Information: Zapata Falls Hike Review Zapata Falls Hike Rating: ★★★★ (⅘ Stars) Distance: 1 Mile RT Elevation Start: 9,089 ft Summit: 9,289 ft Estimated Time to Complete: 1 Hour RT Difficulty: Walk in the Park – Easy What does this mean? Season: Year Round (Expect snow December – March) Note: Hiking Zapata Falls…

Great Sand Dunes National Park Review

General Park Information: Great Sand Dunes National Park Great Sand Dunes National Park Rating: ★★★★ (⅘ Stars) Distance: Various: For the sand dunes themselves, most people hike up to the largest dune visible from the parking lot which is about 3 miles RT (exact distance is dependent on the path you choose). However, if you…

Matthews/Winters Park Hike Review

General Park Information: Matthews/Winters Park Matthews/Winters Park Rating: ★★ (⅖ Stars) Distance: Various; the park has over 9 miles of trails in total. Elevation Start: 6,307 ft Summit: 6,800 ft is highest point in park Estimated Time to Complete: 1-2 Hours total (depending on trail) Difficulty: Walk in the Park – Easy What does this mean?…