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Scrambles in Colorado

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Colorado is an outdoor lovers’ paradise, full of big mountains, mountain lakes, high passes, beautiful waterfalls and incredible mountain towns. Whatever you can dream of doing outdoors, you can do in Colorado. Great skiing, exceptional hiking and wonderful biking are the basics of a trip to Colorado. Consider trying a guided kayaking, climbing or mountaineering trip the next time you’re there.

A holiday in Colorado is truly a special trip. Combining epic, big-mountain scenery with friendly locals in rustic mountain towns, a vacation in Colorado will give you some lifelong memories. There are great ski resorts, such as Vail, Aspen, Telluride, Crested Butte and Breckenridge. At these towns you can have 5-star accommodations while spending the day exploring local hiking and ski trails.

Rocky Mountain National Park is a perfect example of the best of Colorado – big mountains, high mountain lakes and well-maintained trails to explore the park. The Colorado Rocky Mountains are also covered with national forests and wilderness areas, which are exceptional places for hiking, biking, skiing and climbing.

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Longs Peak

Very Hard
25.2 km
1,600 m
10+ hours

Longs Peak is one of Colorado’s most popular 14ers and is the highest point in Rocky Mountain National Park. Many people think of Longs Peak as a hike, but it’s actually a scramble. Despite its popularity, it is also one of the most difficult Class III 14er scrambles in Colorado. The majestic scramble is worth every ounce of sweat and perseverance but do not underestimate its difficulty.

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