Monday, July 27, 2009

Exploring Boulder

Over the weekend some Denver friends led us on a spectacular alpine hike just outside of Boulder, CO.

Info: Diamond Lake (Fourth of July Trail)
Indian Peaks & James Peak Wilderness
Nederland, Colorado

Round-Trip Length: 5.3 miles
Start - End Elevation: 10,172 – 10,940’ (10,957' max elevation)
Elevation Change: +768’ net elevation gain (+1,222’ total roundtrip elevation gain)

"This renowned alpine lake hike is celebrated for its magnificent wildflowers, dramatic waterfalls, excellent fishing, backcountry camping and attractive mountain scenery throughout..."

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