Tag Archives: Fall River Valley

Marmot Point (Rocky Mountain National Park, CO)

Despite being far less visited than its slightly higher cousin (Alpine Ridge Trail at Alpine VC, 12,005’), Marmot Point (11,909’) is no less spectacular. In fact, because the unpaved, one-way route up Old Fall River Road tends to weed out … Continue reading

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Alluvial Fan Trail (Rocky Mountain National Park, CO)

While the views of Horseshoe Falls and lower Fall River Valley are undoubtedly pleasant, perhaps the most intriguing part of this short hike is the story behind it: the gut-wrenching Lawn Lake flood of 1982. On a seemingly auspicious morning … Continue reading

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