Peak: Green Mountain Hardy Challenge (1/2 day)
This hike is one of the training routes for local endurance athletes wanting a great blend elevation gain, terrain variety, and beautiful scenery.
For advanced hikers and adventure-seekers, Green Mountain Hardy Challenge offers a steep climb up Green Mountain and boasts 2,700 feet in elevation which lends remarkable views. Come experience one of the best mountain hikes, Green Mountain Hardy Challenge. This hike is one of the training routes for local endurance athletes wanting a great blend elevation gain, terrain variety, and beautiful scenery.
Itinerary: Starting at the famous Chautauqua Mountain Park, this hike climbs 2700-feet to the summit of Green Mountain. Views of Boulder, 3000-feet below, and of the Continental Divide, stretching more than 60 miles to the north and south, reward those that do this hike. This 6.3-mile loop hike is perfect for those wanting to challenge themselves while experiencing some of the most magnificent and beautiful terrain in the Flatirons of Boulder. Variation: At 1700ʼ of gain the trail comes to a junction, at this point depending upon how quickly the group is traveling, we can traverse north and shorten the hike to 4.4-miles.
Included in our rates: The services of a professional hiking guide; round-trip transportation from Boulder to the trailhead; snacks and water; education about local and natural history, including library for Rocky Mountain flora and fauna; and group CB, 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%). Denver hotel pick-up is extra $100 per group.
Special Notes: Hiking near Boulder, Colorado. Green Mountain Hardy Challenge. Combine this hike as an adventure vacation, adventure travel tour hotel package in Boulder, or a Denver hiking day trip.
Difficulty Description: Hard (Moderate Strenuous hike): Long length, substantial elevation gain, and/or difficult terrain. Suitable for experienced hikers only on a good hiking trail.
What to Bring: Sent with trip confirmation