First Terrace - Rocky Mountain National Park, CO - Challenging climb with panoramic views and beautiful scenery


First Terrace is a ledge that is found on the way up to Petit Grepon, a technically challenging climb and hiding destination. Located in the Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado are a number of hiking trails and overlooks. The First Terrace is one of the most challenging locations to get to but well worth the climb and scenic views once at the destination. Some of the best alpine rock climbing can be found in this location.

The valleys and views in this location are breathtaking and visitors spend hours at gazing from the First Terrace region taking pictures or exploring the scenery. The area is open during the open season of all trails and the Rocky Mountain National Park. The best time to visit the area is during the summer months when the sky is clear and there is little to no chance of moisture in the air.

The general area and trails are steep, clean, and solid with breathtaking views. There are not a lot of obstacles but due to the severity of the incline around First Terrace experienced hikers are recommended. Hiking boots or shoes are advised especially if the trail is soft as in some areas.

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