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Challenging Uphill Sun Hike with Just Enough Shade

This is a true hike and not just a walk in the woods! Let me first say that I am from the midwest... read more

Reviewed 10 June 2017
CatMerry
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Saint Louis, Missouri
Great Hike on a gorgeous day

Perfect hike for a half day outing, it does live up to it's rating as moderate in severity. The two... read more

Reviewed 4 June 2017
Gerald M
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Edwards, Colorado
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Six-mile hiking trail climbs 3,000 feet in elevation as it passes varied scenery including lakes, waterfalls and aspen forests.
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  • Very good24%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
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Reviewed 10 June 2017

This is a true hike and not just a walk in the woods! Let me first say that I am from the midwest and the elevation probably made this quite a bit more challenging for me than some other hikers may find it. If you...More

4  Thank CatMerry
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Perfect hike for a half day outing, it does live up to it's rating as moderate in severity. The two mile approach to the falls is almost continuously uphill and gets a lot more treacherous as you approach your destination. We did have to cross...More

4  Thank Gerald M
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

In Vail between seasons on a quick stop over. Picked a few hikes and this was the best by far. Remote and little traffic on the trails as it is was the off-season. Enjoyable not to challenging hike. Didn't make it to the end due...More

4  Thank Chiefilliniwek10
Reviewed 8 April 2017

This is a fantastic trail that I especially enjoyed because it changes so much! It got a bit challenging the further toward the falls due to the snow and the icy path, but I just picked my way carefully and loved the heck out of...More

2  Thank Finnegan101
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Decided to take a day off skiing and had perfect day for hike to Booth Falls! Mostly hard packed snow until halfway and then wished we had snowshoes. Sometimes stepped into thigh deep snow! Needed hiking boots with gaiters to prevent soaked feet! Luckily had...More

Thank Jonathan B
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Scenic diverse hike that wasn't too difficult. Starting from the parking lot you ascend quickly and after passing through birch and forested areas walk through mountain meadows enrout to the falls. My perfectly sunny afternoon changed quickly with rain/storm clouds and required double-time to make...More

1  Thank Tim M
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Wow we loved this trail. A moderate hike with beautiful views of aspens and waterfalls. The trail can be very busy and parking is hard to find. Once you reach the falls you can climb down and enjoy the view and a snack. An out...More

Thank JessiAnn85
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

This is a relentlessly uphill climb, 900 feet in the first 50 minutes but very doable and worth the effort. Nice mix of sunshine and shades tree cover. This would be unbelievable during fall colors. So close to Vail; very easy to get to the...More

Thank Colleen B
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Get here early if you want a parking place. Close to town and easy to find trailhead. You will get your exercise on this one. Take a lunch to enjoy at the picturesque falls. You will have plenty of company on the trail.

1  Thank CathyHV
Reviewed 25 September 2016

We took this hike in late September. There were minimal windflowers, but the aspens were an intense yellow-gold thru much of the hike. I arrived about 8:15 on a Sunday morning and had no trouble finding a parking space. Fifteen minutes later and it would...More

2  Thank TXSandman
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Wanda W
16 July 2017|
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Response from Julianna J | Reviewed this property |
My husband hiked this trail last September and said in was beautiful. The leaves were turning. It can be chilly in the early morning, but usually in the 65- 70s if sun is out by noon.
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travelerwith4
16 May 2017|
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Response from JessiAnn85 | Reviewed this property |
As long as there is no snow or rain then I'm sure you can. We hiked in October and the ground was nice and dry. It's not a super difficult hike.
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Inuit84
6 December 2016|
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Response from Jamie P | Reviewed this property |
No. Sorry so late to respond. Should be great to spike hike or snowshoe this time of year.
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