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Address: Vail, CO
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Named after a miner from the 1800's, this trail offers hikers spectacular...

Named after a miner from the 1800's, this trail offers hikers spectacular vistas.

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Breathtaking Views, Fancy Pass and Missouri Lakes

We hiked this trail on November 6 as there was very little snow for this time of year, which is unusual. We did the entire loop starting from Fancy Pass over to Missouri Lakes... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Vail, Colorado
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Vail, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We hiked this trail on November 6 as there was very little snow for this time of year, which is unusual. We did the entire loop starting from Fancy Pass over to Missouri Lakes and back to parking lot. Both trailheads are next to each other. It is a 10.5 miles hike and took us just under 6 hours with... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2014

We spent a crisp fall day hiking this amazing trail. Up and over fancy pass, up and over again to Missouri lakes. Definitely recommended if you are in the area.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2012

Views incredible. Hard hike though, If you do the fancy pass to Missouri lakes loop. 6 hours and some 8 miles. Well worth it.

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Copper Mountain, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2012

A ten-mile loop through the Holy Cross Wilderness Area is heavenly. http://www.amazon.com/Holy-Cross-Wilderness-Area-ebook/dp/B004AYD70M/ref=pd_cp_kstore_1?ie=UTF8&m=AG56TWVU5XWC2 http://www.amazon.com/Greatest-Hikes-Central-Colorado-ebook/dp/B003ZUY8NM http://summitcountyvoice.com/2011/08/07/travel-explore-colorados-spectacular-gore-creek-trail/ http://summitcountyvoice.com/2011/08/28/explore-whitney-peak-in-the-holy-cross-wilderness/

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