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Exerpts & More from Rocky Mountain National Park:
The Complete Hiking Guide

by LIsa Foster
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FUN STATISTICS ABOUT LISA'S BOOK
YEARS OF RESEARCH TO WRITE BOOK

15

This includes hiking to every lake, every peak, every meadow, every pass, etc...!

DAYS SPENT HIKING IN RMNP

2,490

That averages 166 days a year for 15 years or 6.5 years of hiking every day. 

NUMBER OF HOURS TO WRITE BOOK

3,120

That's a year and a half at a full-time job with no vacation.

NUMBER OF MILES HIKED

7,000

That's more than walking from Los Angeles to New York and back again.

NUMBER OF VERTICAL FEET GAINED

1,755,389

That's like climbing Mount Everest from Sea Level to the top 58 times. 

LONGEST DAY

23 Hours

10,000 Feet
Vertical Gain

25 Miles

The Never Summer Traverse Complete Version: 
Hike from Colorado River Trailhead to La Poudre Pass, climb 13 peaks [Mount Neota, Thunder Mountain, Lulu Mountain, Static Peak, Mount Richthofen, Teepee Mountain, Lead Mountain, Mount Cirrus, Howard Mountain, Mount Cumulus, Mount Nimbus, Mount Stratus, Baker Mountain] and hike out to Bowen/Baker Trailhead.