Holy Wildflowers!

By far the most wildflowers I've ever seen on a hike and all around awesome views. Fairly moderate hike- if you go on a weekend, go early! The trail gets super crowded.

Huge Challenge, Huge Reward

My roommate and I decided to day hike Holy Cross. I would recommend an overnight and to camp after you make your initial descent- the day hike was pretty rigorous. It took us 9 hours total, and climbing up, then down and then up again was brutal. However, best views I've ever seen when you reach the top. Totally breathtaking! Prepare yourself for the hike back to the trailhead, the descent down and then hike back uphill was a complete killer when you're already exhausted from making it to the summit. Word to the wise- bring bug spray!