Bergen Peak Hike Logs

Are you taking the Colorado Rockies Six-Pack of Peaks Challenge? Here you can see all the hikes logged in our 2018 challenge, with the most recent at the top. Click on a hike log to see all the details, more photos and leave comments for the challengers.

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Bergen Peak

Peak Summited2019 Bergen PeakType of HikeDay hikeTrailheadElk Meadow Park TrailheadRoad ConditionsSnow and ice on roadBug StatusNo bugsSnow ConditionsTrail snow-covered at times - Gear and expertise recommendedTrail ConditionsTrail in good conditionMicrospikes pretty much mandatory.
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Bergen Peak

Peak Summited2019 Bergen PeakType of HikeDay hikeTrailheadSleepy TrailHiking CompanionsHiked with a dogRoad ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehiclesBug StatusNo bugsSnow ConditionsIntermittent snow - not hard to crossTrail ConditionsTrail in good conditionHiked from Sleepy Trail to Elk Ridge, Meadow Trail to Bergen Peak Trail. Lots of traffic, especially coming down in the afternoon. This route starts in […]
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Snowy trip up Bergen

Peak Summited2019 Bergen PeakType of HikeDay hikeTrailheadElk MeadowHiking CompanionsHiked with a groupRoad ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehiclesBug StatusNo bugsSnow ConditionsIntermittent snow - not hard to crossTrail ConditionsTrail in good conditionNice hike up Bergen Peak. Snowy most of the way which made for a little slipping- this would’ve been easier with some traction devices. Cloudy day, […]
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Bergen Peak Hike

Peak SummitedBergen PeakTrailheadElk Meadow Trailhead (the parking lot)From car to summit took just under 85 minutes to walk. Nice views at the outcrop near the top, though shrouded by fog (or smoke, I never know anymore). Only other person on the trail was a runner.
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Bergen Peak

Peak SummitedBergen PeakTrailheadElk Meadow TrailheadHot. It was really hot. Even with an early start, it was still hot. Despite the heat, the trail was nice, well maintained and not that busy, which makes for a change. I would probably hike it again, but not in July or August.
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4 Miles Uphill

Peak SummitedBergen PeakTrailheadElk Meadow TrailheadI went into this hike pretty ready to wreck it. I had done several long hikes and 6 14ers the week of the 4th of July so I figured this would be a breeze. I was wrong. It's about 4.5 miles of consistently uphill hiking. No one part was particularly difficult […]
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Wanted some Bergen to celebrate the 4th of July!

Peak SummitedBergen PeakTrailheadElk Meadow ParkWe enjoyed the fireworks show in Downtown Denver which occurred on 3 July 2018 for some reason. We stayed up late so we decided to go with the easier hike that was close to downtown Denver. We started relatively early and got to the empty trailhead. It was another beautiful day […]
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Beautiful Bergen

Peak SummitedBergen PeakTrailheadElk Meadow ParkProbably the best hike to begin with for the challenge. I was worried about storms but it was just cloud cover the whole time. You are in tree line practically the whole way which really does add beauty to the hike. The town of Evergreen is a pretty cool place to […]
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That was some Bergen!

Peak SummitedBergen PeakTrailheadElk Meadow Park TrailheadParking was easy to find! Bathroom right before the trek! Started at Elk Meadow Park Trail head straight from the parking lot. And about a quarter-mile in I headed up Meadow view Trail. The whole hike had a clearly marked trail you don’t have to guess where you’re going. All […]
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