Depending on the source, the distance of the Gold Dust Trail is variable. Both the unknown length and the popularity among mountain bikers may deter hikers, but aspen lovers might want to reconsider.HAPPY HIKING!
Road Trip to the Rockies: Windy Yet Wonderful Hike to Mills Lake
Location: Rocky Mountain National Park
Fees: $20 day pass as of post
Elevation: 9,240-9,955 feet
Distance: 5.3 miles
Another Saturday, another missed forecast…these weathermen! We planned a hike in Rocky Mountain National Park to Mills Lake. While we expected cold weather (27-35 degrees) and blue skies, 40 mph sustainable winds were not in the forecast. The wind was supposed to be over on Friday! Continue reading “Road Trip to the Rockies: Windy Yet Wonderful Hike to Mills Lake”