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Relatively easy access to spectacular views

This trail at the top of Boreas pass gives you access to history and natural beauty. The trailhead... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2018
Gary O
Powderly, Texas, United States
High altitude beauty

I totally agree with the previous reviewer. Take your time. Know your limits, understand that you... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2018
Fort Lupton, Colorado
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Reviewed 17 September 2018

This was our first hike of this year's trip. A nice 3.5 mile warm up hike with some nice fall colors and nice views! About 700 feet of vertical so not overwhelming.

Thank Mark J
Reviewed 10 August 2018

This trail at the top of Boreas pass gives you access to history and natural beauty. The trailhead starts at what was once a community of railroad workers and their families but was abandoned with railroad. Most of the trail is relatively flat until near...More

Thank Gary O
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

I totally agree with the previous reviewer. Take your time. Know your limits, understand that you are at high Altitude and be prepaired. Well worth it!

Thank Familytime4me
Reviewed 3 August 2018

I would like to preface this review with the fact that my husband is a runner and I only do treadmill/elliptical and we are from “flat” Indiana. We arrived on Tuesday and did this climb on Wednesday. It was not bad in the early stages...More

Thank Julia M
Reviewed 26 June 2018

I reviewed this four years ago, and still think it is a great hike, but there has been a change in the routing and the trail has a slightly different character. The major change is that the trail has been rerouted away from the creek...More

1  Thank AnnArborMiBob
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

We drove to this trailhead for the hike to the top. Amazing views of Keystone and Breckenridge from the top! And, as you ascend to the top, you walk through the prairie wildfires. I am not a professional hiker, so the final mile is a...More

1  Thank audiiowa
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Moderate trail from the summit of Boreas Pass Rd. Look for the old section house. There is a new route (built about 2015) that is a more gradual climb for the 1st half of the route. The fields of flowers are absolutely stunning in the...More

Thank Dave B
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Stunning wildflowers along the early part of trail (normally best in early to mid-August). And then, stunning views at the end of the hike, after a longish slog through the valley. A good "moderate" level hike.

Thank BabyBlueOwl
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

We made 2 attempts to find this trail. The first time, we turned back too soon. You are going to the Boreas Pass continental divide. It's approximately 6.2 miles once the pavement ends. When we went, trail was still very snowy. We didn't go the...More

Thank Stephanie N
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Moderate/easier hike with stunning views of the gulch. mid-September made a perfect time to go for amazing color.

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