A hiking and scrambling guide for exploring the remote corners and high country of Colorado.
Seasoned guide and mountaineer Jon Kedrowski highlights his favorite hikes to 70 spectacular backcountry lakes. Then, in a “choose your own adventure” style, an extra scrambling route—such as climbing a peak or following a high-ridge traverse from peak to peak—is suggested, allowing you to craft your own adventure and to build up to more challenging ones. This guidebook includes:
- 70 hikes and scrambles organized by mountain range
- Climbing classifications, weather tips, and safety considerations, including when, where, and how to ice skate on high-alpine lakes
- Full color maps and stunning photographs