Jun 6, 2021
Like climbing stairs for the first 3rd, good views of the lake for the 2nd 3rd, lots of hummingbirds going down for the last 3rd
Jun 4, 2020
Beautiful views of Flat top, Hallets, Otis, Taylor, and Longs peak. Beginning is a steep incline with lots of switchbacks but flattens out for the…
Sep 20, 2019
Nice hike. A little steep. But was good. We picnicked on the lake shore!
Jul 14, 2019
one of out first hikes in Colorado
Jun 20, 2019
May 30, 2019
Well worth the hike. A little muddy in spots and lots of snow to navigate but the view at the lake is absolutely stunning.
Nov 10, 2018
Portions of trail were icy. Didn’t use traction devices on the way up, but was glad to use them on the way down.
Sep 24, 2018
Beautiful hike - a highlight of our visit. We did the connector hike to Bear Lake as well nearly totally alone!
Jul 21, 2018
Morgan, Marissa, and Danielle. Took connector over to Bear Lake
Jul 15, 2018
We hammocked and watched a moose bathe at the lake
Jun 11, 2018
nice short hike with a beautiful lake as payout. we were really blown away by the views!
May 27, 2018
left from bear lake trailhead and went over to bierstadt. would recommend doing this. nothing too muddy or icy
Mar 28, 2018
Hiked all the way up to Bierstadt lake and went around the loop
Nov 22, 2017
Pre-Thanksgiving Day hike on a quick trip to RMNP
Dec 3, 2016
first hike in CO! lovely. winter. cloudy but great lake.
Jul 19, 2016
Great hike! Lots of switchbacks at the beginning but great views along the way and at the lake.
May 13, 2016
Switchbacks were challenging towards the top. Snow was deep, but we were able to access the lake with just tennis shoes
Aug 7, 2015
Quick hike with the elevation gain at the front, then nice walk through forest to lake and around it. Whistle to hear it echo on mountains around.