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8 days ago

hiking
9 days ago

This is a great little easy hike. I did it in February when there was ice and it was beautiful. Make sure to wear cleats and water proof shoes. Go early in the morning too to avoid traffic on the trail! It's a great trail for dogs and kids (but make sure they have cleats). Once you get to the falls (only takes about 45 minutes) make sure to keep going because there is a great trail that continues that lots of people miss. Overall it took us only 2 ish hours and we went a little further on the second trail. Highly recommend for a winter hike but make sure to bring a snack!

Very enjoyable with crampons!

wear cleats.. very icy but super beautiful. we didn't have cleats and went off the path for a bit of the walk as it was icy on trail.. walking up the frozen river was fun though.

Good trail but super super icy on most parts of the trail - will go again in the summer

hiking
22 days ago

Definitely need boot cleats in the winter, great walk also to the left of the falls up to the cave. Amazing pictures of the frozen river through the canyon.

very busy.

hiking
2 months ago

At first doesn't seem too great because you are on a gravel path under power lines with the sounds of the Lafarge facility roaring away. After you pass a bench on a lookout and carry on into the canyon, it gets quiet and beautiful. Tons of spots for pictures, you walk along a rock bed. I went today with my boyfriend, the canyon isn't a wind blocker! After winding through the canyon you come across a waterfall, it was frozen on the outside with water rushing underneath. Carrying on to the left you get to a wide rock area with some shale hoodoos and one has a cave nestled in it. We climbed it, challenging scramble but worth it!! Thursday from 1pm-3:30pm, saw 2 other sets of people! Very beautiful views

3 months ago

hiking
3 months ago

hiking
3 months ago

Easy to do and lots of pretty sites to see. Took our two Bostons with us and they did really well. We started around 9 and saw only one person. Walked past the waterfall for a ways and then came back past the waterfall around 11:30, and it was quite crowded all the way back.

hiking
3 months ago

Easy to do with the kids. Extremely easy and busy.

hiking
3 months ago

oh my, i rode mtbike (and i ride still at this very moment) a lot this summer that really helped me did the loop last Saturday 15Oct2016. Started at 1145a and came back down to the parking lot around 600p because i was slow. with my two buddies who took care almost every step i make especially on those dangerous parts up to that chain grab all the way to the summit. wow, was awesome but so nervous until i landed that trail down the hill. scary folks for beginners like me, not recommended. you need to be fit (if tired, take a rest, you need this), of course food and water, and focused whilst doing these top trails up to the summit but for intermediate plus hikers? oh yeah it is going to be fun and they know what to do. be careful up there! 4 stars from me, difficult.