Are you wanting to hit the trails and experience Rocky Mountain National Park but aren't sure you want to do it on your own? Then consider hiring a guide for a hiking tour of Rocky.
Hiking Tours in Rocky Mountain National Park
Would you like to take a pleasant forest stroll, or visit a high-altitude lake, or to stand atop a mountain peak, but don’t know where to start? With over 300 miles of trails in Rocky Mountain National Park, it can be overwhelming to decide where to go to see the best views and have the best experience. Take stress out of the equation by hiring a knowledgeable local guide to help curate a memorable experience for you and your party.
When looking for the right guided hike, think about what you would like to experience. Many guides offer guided hikes of specific trails, with either popular destinations or with end goals off the beaten path. Other guides will discuss your hiking goals with you and help select a trail best suited to your needs and ambitions. No matter which type of guide you select, you will have an expert guiding and educating you through your trip.
Another factor to consider when hiking in RMNP is your physical fitness level. You may see a trail listed as being 6 miles roundtrip and consider it within your skill level, but forget to account for the elevation gain, having a heavy pack on, or inadequate footwear. Any of the companies listed on this page can help you choose a hike that is the perfect challenge for you without injuring you on your vacation.
Hiking is an activity that can be enjoyed by anyone, but the high altitude often impacts even incredibly fit visitors who are visiting from lower elevations. Having a guide with you who is acclimated to the altitude and knows the warning signs of altitude sickness could actually save you or one of your party members’ lives.