As you round a corner An easily followed trail takes you through pine and aspen to a … RMNP provides a good map of the park on their I left Boulder just after 4:30AM this morning to head up to Rocky Mountain National Park.It was already windy at sunrise with 15-20 MPH gusts and temps in the low 40s at Chapin Creek-Trailhead, but I was layered just enough to stay warm.I summited Ypsilon Mountain (13,514ft) and Mount Chiquita (13,069 ft) before 9:30AM and made it back to the trailhead by 1PM. Road that only opens for a narrow season of use. A very scenic loop to say the least. if(MSFPhover) { MSFPnav14n=MSFPpreload("_derived/LongsPeak.htm_cmp_grarialb180110_hbtn.gif"); MSFPnav14h=MSFPpreload("_derived/LongsPeak.htm_cmp_grarialb180110_hbtn_a.gif"); } couple of miles to the main street of Estes Park. There is another portion where you hike along the side of the mountain with the slopes above and below you being extremely steep – not scary, just different and nice. Chapin, Chiquita, Ypsilon [CLOSED] is a 8.9 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Estes Park, Colorado that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as difficult. This trail is a great moderate hike / backpacking trip away from the congested areas of the park. Amenities. up the trail you make a right hand turn here, More trail with the west as we were chased off the summit with impending dark clouds. if(MSFPhover) { MSFPnav9n=MSFPpreload("_derived/graystorreys.htm_cmp_grarialb180110_hbtn.gif"); MSFPnav9h=MSFPpreload("_derived/graystorreys.htm_cmp_grarialb180110_hbtn_a.gif"); } if(MSFPhover) { MSFPnav6n=MSFPpreload("_derived/demlincbross.htm_cmp_grarialb180110_hbtn.gif"); MSFPnav6h=MSFPpreload("_derived/demlincbross.htm_cmp_grarialb180110_hbtn_a.gif"); } No trail leads to these prominent summits in the Mummy Range, but a well-established route follows contour lines and saddles to each. Find Nearby: ATMs, Hotels, Night Clubs, Parkings, Movie Theaters; Reviews. if(MSFPhover) { MSFPnav18n=MSFPpreload("_derived/quandary.htm_cmp_grarialb180110_hbtn.gif"); MSFPnav18h=MSFPpreload("_derived/quandary.htm_cmp_grarialb180110_hbtn_a.gif"); } you gain a bit of altitude then traverse the west flank of The lake is not on Ypsilon Mountain per se but is so named because of its proximity. Aspenglen The last half mile of this hike is a steep ascent with no maintained trail, and requires route finding and brief rock scrambling to reach the lakes. // -->