Rocky Mountain National Park: The High Peaks

    by Gordon S. Novak Jr.

Best Pictures Best Hikes Peaks Lakes Animals Birds Flowers Beauty Cycling

McHenrys Peak and Chiefs Head from Powell Peak.

Climb the mountains and get their good tidings.
Nature's peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees.
The winds will blow their own freshness into you, and the storms their energy,
while cares will drop off like autumn leaves.
            - John Muir

Best Pictures:

Best Pictures Index  

Best Hikes:

These hikes are the author's choices as best hikes for their distance, in order of difficulty. Lisa Foster's excellent book (Amazon) (Barnes & Noble) covers every hike in RMNP.

Safety First:

Link to RMNP Accidents


Lakes, Rivers, and Glaciers:


Mammals Index  


Birds Index  


Wildflowers Index  

Beauty and Nature:

Beauty and Nature Index  


Photographs, trip reports, and indexes Copyright © 2004 by Gordon Shaw Novak Jr.; on Trail Ridge Road.   The photography.
Permission is granted to copy these materials without fee for personal use.