Mount Chiquita is a mountain summit in the Mummy Range of the Rocky Mountains of North America.The 13,075-foot (3,985 m) thirteener is located in Rocky Mountain National Park, 9.8 miles (15.7 km) northwest by west (bearing 298°) of the Town of Estes Park in Larimer County, Colorado, United States. Go right. Chiquita Lake - 10.6 Miles Round-Trip Chiquita Lake (11,356') is located in a steep-walled cirque under Mount Chiquita (13,069') in the Mummy Range of Rocky Mountain National Park.. The true summit of Mt. The gentle west faces of Mts Ypsilon and Mt Chiquita. When you think of hiking in Orange County, you don’t usually envision dramatic waterfalls. This is a 1.0 mi 1.6 km #10 Westridge Trail (Chiquita Ridge Trail) Easy/Intermediate. Continue straight uphill toward the summit of Mt Chiquita, and you'll follow an obvious but steep rocky trail. Chapin (12,454') and ascending Mt. We’ll enjoy a picnic lunch at one of the most breathtaking spots you can imagine. But during the spring, there are a number of wonderful seasonal waterfalls that are just a hike away. Go right again. A quick snack break on Mt Chapin. Toward the top the trail is hard to follow but you can easily step from rock to rock to reach the top where you are rewarded with incredible 360-degree views of … The summits of Chiquita and Ypsilon may require backcountry travel, though the trail is well-worn in some portions. Access Info. From Estes Park take Fall River Road into Rocky Mountain National Park. 350 East Elkhorn Ave. PO Box 250 Estes Park, CO 80517 brownfieldscrew@aol.com Follow upper chiquita to pretty much the waterfall. 6: N40 26.286 W105 42.136 — 1.75 miles : Mt Chapin - Mount Chiquita saddle 7: N40 26.400 W105 41.940 — 2.0 miles : Steady, steep climb to summit 8: N40 26.538 W105 41.679 — 2.3 miles : Trail … This hike is a 9 mile out-and-back route with 1,409′ of vertical elevation gain. Since Mount Chapin is a ranked 12er, you might consider tagging it as you pass by, but for the approach to Chiquita, Ypsilon, Fairchild and Hagues, the goal is to reach the saddle between Chapin and Mount Chiquita. To reach that saddle, follow an easy trail that contours upward across easy tundra terrain bedecked with alpine wildflowers. From blue jay camp ground: take the upper san juan trail to where it splits. Chiquita (13069') comes into view . One of my personal favorites is Chiquito Falls. Reach another trail split shortly thereafter without a sign . Griff on the west slope of Mt Chapin. ... From the pass we’ll hike up the west shoulder of Mount Chiquita to its summit (13,069 feet). Colorful trail near the TH. From the top we’ll have out-of-this-world views of Longs Peak, the Indian Peaks, the Mummy Range and the Gore Range. Go 2 miles past the Fall River Road entrance to the park and turn right onto Old Fall River Road. Chapin is the more eastern (closest to Chiquita) of the high points visible from the trail. Rancho Santa Margarita, CA Easy/Intermediate. Mt Chiquita from Mt Chapin. Rancho Santa Margarita, CA Easy/Intermediate. And […] Lots of tight and technical rock gardens. Just before the pass is the summit trail for Mount Chapin. Mts Ypsilon, Chiquita and Chapin from Trail Ridge Road: Starting out towards Mt Chapin. Trail Map | Photo Gallery. Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 2 5.2 mi 8.4 km #11 Bell View Trail. Looking southwest from Mt Chapin. Tasty Trail Snacks & Picnic Lunch; Description. At around 1.25 miles from the trailhead, the route skirting Mt. Easy/Intermediate. The Fall River Rd from Mt Chapin. It splits multiple times, but at this split there will be a wooden sign that should say chiquita (left) and san juan (right). Technical trail with some uphill at the beginning. Elevation gain Starting out towards Mt Chapin entrance to the park and turn right Old! 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