By Dan England, Greeley Tribune, Colo.
Aug. 2–WHAT IS IT? Snowdrift Peak (12,274 feet).
WHERE IS IT? Rocky Mountain National Park.
HOW LONG IS IT? Almost 17 miles. You’ll gain more than 3,000 feet.
HOW DO I GET THERE? Take U.S. 34 west through Estes Park, then follow the signs to Rocky Mountain National Park. Take Bear Lake Road to the parking lot and start up the Flattop Mountain Trail.
IS THERE A FEE? $20 to get into the park, although if you’re arriving early — which you should be — you can get in for free.
FOR MORE INFORMATION ON CONDITIONS: (970) 586-1206 is the visitor information line for Rocky Mountain National Park.
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