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Hiking2515 Tunnel Rd Estes Park, CO 80511
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The Beaver Mountain Trail loops through meadows, ponderosa parks and aspen-fir forests in a uniquely diverse life zone. This rich mosaic of meadow and forest provides ideal habitat, safe passage and abundant food for elk, deer, bear, mountain lion, badger, fox and coyote.
Bring two liters water, food, rain gear, extra clothes, hat, gloves, sunscreen, sunglasses and hiking boots. Bring a Rocky Mountain National Park pass or money to contribute to the park entrance fee. Additionally, bring money to chip in for gas for the driver.
A = Most Difficult
B = Challenging
C = Harder
D = Hard
|E = More Moderate
F = Moderate
G = Easy
H = Easiest
To meet the prerequisite for A-D hikes, you must have completed without difficulty a YMCA of the Rockies (Hikemaster-lead) hike of no more than two grades lower within two weeks before the hike. This means a C hike is the prerequisite for an A hike*; a D hike is a prerequisite for B hike; an E hike is a prerequisite for a C hike, and an F hike meets the requirements for a D hike.
Hikes graded A-D must have three guests, and hikes graded E-H must have two guests to go. This is for safety reasons. Hikes will be canceled if too few guests sign up.
A variety of circumstances may change the schedule of this hike. It is imperative that all hikers check in at the Mountain Center hiking desk (Base Camp) no later than 5 pm the day before the hike. Please bring your Y lodge room number or cabin name at that time.
Boone Family Mountain Center