Bierstadt Lake & Moraine - 3.3 miles (Bear Lake to Bierstadt TH)
This iconic RMNP hike described here is one direction, beginning at the Bear Lake TH and ending at the Bierstadt Lake TH. The Hike begins on the well traveled Flattop Mountain trail. A little more sure-footedness is necessary after the cut off as the trail has a fair number of rock-toe stubbers and root-grabbers. But the gradual downhill two mile hike though quite forest is pleasant. Follow the trail to the left around the lake to take in the various views. Finish the hike by following the numerous switchbacks with outrageous mountain vistas down the Bierstadt Moraine to the Bierstadt TH and catch a ride on the Park's free shuttles.
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