What clothes should I wear? 

2020-04-30T08:16:02-07:00December 16th, 2014|

Hiking in the Rockies in the summer can be as hot as 90 degrees Fahrenheit, or it can be snowing up in the high country. Dressing in layers is essential. There is also a good chance for rain most late afternoons, so waterproof and breathable rain gear is essential. A […]

What should I pack in my backpack? 

2021-12-30T16:01:58-07:00December 16th, 2014|

The safety items recommended for all hikers include headlamp or flashlight (even if the plan is to hike in the day), compass, map, knife, first aid kit, and space blanket. Also plan on bringing sunscreen, sunglasses, snacks and at least two liters of water.

What about our evening meals?

2020-03-05T12:11:27-07:00December 16th, 2014|

Breakfast and pack lunches are included in the self-guided package. Evening meals are on your own.  You’ll be eating at the lodge you’re staying at or at a restaurant within walking distance.

What are the lodges along the WTW like?

2021-12-30T16:09:36-07:00December 16th, 2014|

As of 2022 we will only be booking three lodges.  These are the places we count on for consistency.  Blue Door Inn and Alpine Trail Ridge are both good solid lodges in Estes Park.  They’re not fancy, but they’re clean, convenient and […]

How hard is the hiking on the WTW?

2021-12-30T16:18:07-07:00December 16th, 2014|

Most of the hiking is moderate to more difficult.   On several days there are easier options. For some people, hiking over Storm Pass and hiking several days in a row will be strenuous. But there are no high mountains to climb and nothing is technical. As with all physical activities, […]