Estes Cone Hike, Rocky Mountain National Park

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  • My 12 year old son and I hiked Estes Cone on Monday. We stopped at the first ranger station that we came to and asked the Park Ranger what hikes were available. We did not know anything about this hik...  more »
  • For climbing a mountain, it's not too difficult. It took just under 4 hours, including the 20 minutes or so at the summit. I started from the Longs Peak TH. The first 0.5 mile was hard for me-- it kep...  more »
  • A review by a senior for seniors. We decided to make this hike a 4 mile round-trip instead of the 6.6 miles to the Cone. We stopped at the Eugenia Mine and Moore Meadow area. This is a good hike for s...  more »
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  • It's a good hike! A little difficult at the end. Previous hikers left cairns along the way to let you know you're going in the right direction because it's hard to tell if you're on a trail when you're climbing rocks. Amazing views at the top make it so worthwhile.
  • Amazing views, extremely difficult hike if you're a flat lander but well worth it. Slightly over 6 miles, but well over 1,000 ft elevation gain, took me 5 hours without stopping much.
  • The hike up to Estes Cone is one of my favorites, but be aware that there is a steep climb over the last 0.7 miles to the summit where you need to spot the next rock cairn to find the route.
  • Great hike. Last 3/4 miles is steep and rocky... Great view from top!
  • Super rewarding summit!!

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