|Best months for climbing:||Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep|
|Nearest major airport:||DIA (Denver International)|
|Convenient Center:||Estes Park / Grand Lake|
Thanks to Nick Burkhart for adding this peak.
This peak starts from the Milner Pass trailhead in Rocky Mountain National Park. It soon climbs above tree line. The sign at the beginning which says it is 4 miles to the summit is false. With the shortest climb, it is 5.8 miles from the trailhead to the summit. You have a trail until you reach the foot of Mount Ida, and from there you must scramble across fingers of talus and boulderfields to reach the summit. Be very cautious of thunderstorms - much of the trail is above tree line, very high, and exposed. The view from the summit is absolutely breathtaking.
Thanks to Nick Burkhart for this description.