Peak: Cub Lake (full)


The Cub Lake trail is an easy 4-6 mile hike that promises scenic views of lakes, pines, and possibly even elk. Great for groups and photographers.

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Looking for an all day adventure without the strenuous technical difficulties of most Rocky Mountain trails?  The Cub Lake trail is an easy 4-6 mile hike that promises scenic views of lakes, pines, and possibly even elk.  Great for groups and photographers. An easy to easy moderate year round hike to Cub Lake in Rocky Mountain National Park.  On this hike you will be able to see a beautiful lake, old growth ponderosa pines and the elk visit this area year round.  We can do this as a loop or an out and back depending upon the group, weather, and your desires. This is a great family, large group, or great hike for photography and wildlife.


Trip Cost

Cost: $190 per person( based on 4 or more people)

We guarantee departure regardless of your group size, but prices are based on the number of participants.  $190 per person for 4 or more people; $230 per person for 3 people; $285 per person for 2 people; $500 for 1 person. We happily take solo travelers all of the time.

A gear list will be sent upon confirmation of  course registration, and we’re happy to help arrange for personal gear if you do not have it.

Trip Details

Itinerary: Plan on 4.2 miles for the out and back and 5.7 miles for the loop and 750′ of elevation gain at altitudes from 8120’ – 8,710’. Hikes will be chosen based on current conditions, group fitness levels and safety.

Included in our rates: The services of a professional hiking guide, round-trip transportation from Boulder to the trailhead, snacks and lunch, water, education about local and natural history, including library for Rocky Mountain flora and fauna, group CB, group medical kit, and contingency and emergency support.

Not included in our rates: Gratuities for your guide (while the amount is at your discretion, the recommended gratuity is 20%). Park entrance fees, which is $10 per person daily for Rocky Mountain National Park (Note: entrance fees are paid directly to the Parks upon entrance). Denver hotel pick-up is extra $100 per group.

Special Notes:  Best Colorado hiking near Estes Park Colorado for hiking holidays. Combine this hike as an adventure vacation, adventure travel tour hotel package in Boulder, Estes hiking day trip, or multi-day hiking vacation.  Colorado’s best hiking guides will show off Rocky Mountain National Park hikes for an unforgettable Estes hiking trip / hiking trips.

Difficulty Description:  Easy HikeSuitable for every member of the family on a good maintained trail.

What to Bring: Sent with trip confirmation


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