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Deer Mountain Trail

Rocky Mountain National Park, Parking on Highway 36, Boulder, CO
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Perfect Hike to Get Acclimated

We specifically chose this hike to adjust to the altitude on our first day. It was a nice hike... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
SweetPea
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Quick to hike

We had just some hours to spend in the park, and we chose this hike. It took us 2.5 hours for the... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2017
Elisaveta M
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Bremen, Germany
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8 Oct 2017
“Quick to hike”
2 weeks ago
“Perfect Hike to Get Acclimated ”
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Rocky Mountain National Park, Parking on Highway 36, Boulder, CO
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We specifically chose this hike to adjust to the altitude on our first day. It was a nice hike - plenty of views along the way and the switchbacks make it a moderate trail. We enjoyed the views from the top and appreciated that there...More

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Reviewed 8 October 2017

We had just some hours to spend in the park, and we chose this hike. It took us 2.5 hours for the return trip. It's a light journey you can make, if you want there is a prolonged hike, but it was gonna rain, so...More

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Reviewed 25 May 2017

Bright blue skies and views that are worth every bit of the 6 mile round trip with almost 1100 feet elevation gain hike.

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Reviewed 2 October 2016

It took me 13.23 miles and 5 hours 13 min to hike from the trailhead all the way to Alpine Trail Ridge Inn. The elevation makes it tough. I took a few short breaks along the way without sitting down. The trail was challenging at...More

Thank Enhan
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Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

This is a lovely Trail definitely worth a place to go It's beautiful you can see lots of nature surroundings such as trees and Chipmunks it's incredibly peaceful if you're lucky you may even see deer!

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Reviewed 9 August 2016

The Deer Mountain trail is ca 3.0 miles, one way. Elevation gain was 1083 ft. It was not an easy hike but it was worth it. Took both me and hubby about 3.5 hours to get to the top. It was a hot and sunny...More

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Reviewed 5 July 2016

Excellent trail with great views to get accustomed to the high altitude. On and off the hike takes about 4 hours so don't forget to bring enough water and snacks!

Thank Isabella P
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