Eric SchuetteExplorer

I love adventure and exploring. Currently a school psychologist who tries to spend my free-time hiking, climbing, fishing, and celebrating with a good beer in Colorado. On Instagram @ericschuettephotography Cheers!!!

Explore Kootenai Falls

Libby, Montana

Kootenai Falls is accessed via short dirt trail from the parking lot on Highway Two between Troy and Libby.

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Hike to Black Lake

Estes Park, Colorado

The Black lake hike begins at the very popular Glacier Gorge trailhead along Bear Lake road in Rocky Mountain National Park.

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Hike Meadow Mountain

Lyons, Colorado

From the trailhead, follow the trail through the woods until you reach a meadow with a steep slope.

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Hike Above Black Lake to an Alpine Paradise

Estes Park, Colorado

Begin at the popular Glacier Gorge trailhead along Bear Lake Road in Rocky Mountain National Park. Arrive VERY early for parking as the lot typically fills by 7:30 am.

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Hike Mt. Ida

Estes Park, Colorado

The hike to Mt. Ida offers some of the most stunning views of Rocky Mountain National Park. How to get there: From the east, take Trail Ridge Road all the way to the west side of the park.

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Winter Climb of North Star Mountain

Breckenridge, Colorado

From the west parking lot at the top of Hoosier Pass, take the 4x4 road as it climbs through a forest west of the pass.

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Hike Mt. Elbert via Black Cloud Trail

Buena Vista, Colorado

Directions:  Heading south from Leadville from U.S. 24: West on CO 82 for 10.5 miles to a hidden right turn that leads to a trail head. If you make it to the Mt.

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Hike to Crystal Peak

Summit County, Colorado

Once you turn off of Colorado hwy 9 onto dirt, your GPS will lead you to a gravel lot. At the end of that lot there's a pretty steep gravel road that heads NNW (GPS coords:  39°25'43.01"N 106° 4'11.

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Hike to Pear Lake

Allenspark, Colorado

Pear lake is a beautiful alpine lake in the southern Wild Basin region of Rocky Mountain National Park.

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Hike to Finch Lake

Allenspark, Colorado

There are several ways to reach finch lake but this will cover the route from the Finch Lake Trailhead in the wild basin area of Rocky Mountain National Park.

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Explore North Fork Little Creek Falls

Lincoln County, Montana

The hike to this waterfall is a very easy 0.4 mile trail that mostly follows the creek. Although the walk to the falls is easy, the drive is a long one, even coming from Libby.

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Walk Among the Ross Creek Cedars

Heron, Montana

The Ross Creek Cedar area is a really cool area in Northwest Montana that houses some monstrous Western Red Cedar Trees (some of which have a diameter of over 12 feet and over 500 years old!).

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Visit Treasure Falls

Pagosa Springs, Colorado

Treasure Falls is reached via short .4 mile walk from the parking lot on highway 160 about 15 miles outside Pagosa Springs (which is home to the worlds deepest hot springs).

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Winter Hike to Kvalvika Beach

Flakstad, Norway

From the parking lot walk across the road to the small sign indicating which way the trail begins through the bushes.

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Explore Uttakliev Beach

Vestvågøy, Norway

Uttakliev is another one of the beautiful and scenic beaches in the Lofoten area of Norway.

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Visit Haukland Beach

Vestvågøy, Norway

Haukland Beach is a gorgeous white-sand beach surrounded by mountains outside Leknes in the Lofoten area of Norway. The beach is only a few yards from the parking lot, making public access very easy.

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Stroll along Skagsanden Beach

Flakstad, Norway

Skagsanden is one the small and beautiful beaches that seem to be everywhere in the Lofoten area of Norway. Skagsanden is only a few yards from the parking lot, which makes access very easy.

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Explore Unstad Beach

Vestvågøy, Norway

Unstad beach is one of the beautiful beaches in the Lofoten area of Norway. Unstad has beautiful golden sand and is surrounded by majestic mountains.

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Sunrise Hike to the Peacock Pool

Estes Park, Colorado

The peacock pool is a cool little tarn below the outlet to Chasm Lake. Please note that this adventure is best done in the winter/spring when snow is present to prevent erosion in the sensitive area.

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Hike to Lake Haiyaha

Estes Park, Colorado

Begin the hike at the Bear Lake trailhead, this will be the same for any season you chose to hike to the lake. From the Bear Lake trailhead follow the Dream Lake trail for ~1.

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Catch a Sunrise from Pa Ka'oao (White Hill) on Haleakala

Kula, Hawaii

Haleakala means "House of the rising sun" and is a wonderful description of the mountain. Haleakala is a large dormant volcano that makes up ~75% of the island of Maui.

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Hike to Upper Ice Lake

Durango, Colorado

From the Ice Lakes trailhead begin hiking through a meadow that quickly enters the forest and begins to climb. The trail will climb ~1,600 feet in the next two miles.

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Hike to Spirit Lake

Allenspark, Colorado

One can reach spirit lake as a day hike, however it is most often visited as part of backpacking trip. Either way the route is the same and it starts at the East Inlet trail.

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Hike to Crater Lake

Aspen, Colorado

The crater lake trail begins at Maroon Lake and quickly breaks off from the scenic trail at .3 miles. Be sure to follow the signs to crater lake, which will be heading higher into the valley.

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