by Marshall Hull
Color maps and photos with detailed descriptions of 20 awesome hikes
Easy to carry, fits in a pocket
This new member of the CMC Pack Guide series covers 20 of the best hikes in Summit County, Colorado. Summit County, home to four world-class ski resorts, is only 60 miles west of Denver and offers some of the most accessible and spectacular high alpine hiking routes in the state. Each hike in this guide is described in detail and includes a color map, distance, elevation and time metrics, and color photo highlights. All of the hikes are ranked by difficulty, from easy to difficult, so that anyone can use this guide to choose a hike appropriate for their group or family—including small children. Trail options for camping, snowshoeing, and skiing are also noted.