Stormy Peaks Trail

Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado 80517

Elevation Gain4,073ft
Trailhead Elevation9,029ft
Elevation Min/Max9029/11694ft
Elevation Start/End9029/9029ft

Stormy Peaks Trail

Stormy Peaks Trail is a hiking and horse trail in Larimer County, Colorado. It is within Comanche Peak Wilderness Area, Rocky Mountain National Park, and Roosevelt National Forest. It is 6.7 miles long and begins at 9,029 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 13.6 miles with a total elevation gain of 4,073 feet. The Stormy Peaks Trailhead parking is near the trailhead. The Stormy Peaks North Campsite camp site and the Stormy Peaks Pass can be seen along the trail. There are also screes along the trail. Near the end of the trail is a bare rock. This trail connects with the following: Denny's Point Trail, Twin Lake Reservoir Trail and Signal Mountain Trail.

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Afoot & Afield: Denver, Boulder, Fort Collins, and Rocky Mountain National Park (Wilderness Press)
Alan Apt and Kay Turnbaugh
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"Enjoy the impressive mountain backdrop of Comanche Peak and Fall Mountain as you traverse and then climb above the valley, gradually making your way above treeline. The trail has very rocky sections and can be wet in the early spring. The stark beauty of the burn area dominates the start, but then healthy lodgepole pine, fir, and spruce trees grace the trail."

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Trail Information

Rocky Mountain National Park
Nearby City
Roosevelt National Forest
Dog-friendly, Kid-friendly
Additional Use
Canyon Lakes Ranger District, Roosevelt National Forest
Local Contacts
Trails Illustrated Poudre River & Cameron Pass
Local Maps

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