Sky Pond, Rocky Mountain National Park

Water Body · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
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  • By far the best hike I did during my 4 days in RMNP. Pretty difficult hike both the distance of 10 miles involving quite an ascent along with having to scale up 20 ft of boulders at Timberline Falls.....  more »
  • The trail is hard and long. There are a lot of rocks in the trail and a little scramble as you get up higher towards the sky pond. Once you reach the lake of glass keep going and you'll get to sky.....  more »
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  • Tough hike but it's an absolutely gorgeous lake and worth every stair
  • Amazing views and overall a great area to hike and explore. Slightly difficult to get up to and back down from Sky Pond itself. 5 miles out from Bear lake trailhead.

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