Summary: From the trailhead head north until you reach a sign that will turn you East just as you reach the saddle of Chapin Pass. Turn right here and follow the trail toward Mount Chiquita. When you reach another saddle just to the South of Mount Chiquita leave the trail and countour North to reach a small Saddle West of Mt Ypsilon. Drop down a steep scree field to enter the Hague Valley. Continue working your way North through the valley until it hook right just below Hague Peak. Head west to the base of Hage Peak then head South West to reach a grass are known as "The Saddle." Return the way you came. **This hike is for experience mountaineers only. The terrain is rough and orienteering skills are required.
Trailhead: From Estes Park take Fall River Road into Rocky Mountain National Park. Go 2 miles past the Fall River Road entrance to the park and turn right onto Old Fall River Road. This is a one way dirt road, passable by any car. Take this road for an additional 7.8 miles to the Chapin Pass Trailhead. This is where your hike begins.
As of 2005 park fees were $20 for 3 days or $35 for an annual pass. (Lat:40.43477 Lon:-105.73092)
Trail Guides for Hague Valley:
Best Seasons: Year-Round
User Groups: Hikers, Horses,
Ranger Contact: Rocky Mountain National Park 970-586-1206
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