Hiking Colorado's Weminuche and South San Juan Wilderness Areas - 3rd Edition Guide Book

by Donna Ikenberry (Falcon Guides)
Hiking Coloradoand39;s Weminuche and South San Juan Wilderness Areas - 3rd Edition  by Donna Ikenberry

261pp/photos/maps
ISBN: 9780762782444

Discover the wonder of fifty-nine of southwestern Colorado’s finest trails with Hiking Colorado’s Weminuche and South San Juan Wilderness Areas. Trails range from easy family friendly day hikes to more strenuous paths with views of the stunning San Juan Mountains. Visitors can also enjoy the varied animal life, from tiny American pikas to big bull moose as well as Rocky Mountain elk, black bear, mountain lions, and bighorn sheep.

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Trails from the "Hiking Colorado's Weminuche and South San Juan Wilderness Areas - 3rd Edition" Guide Book
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... Preview: This is one of many ways to access the Continental Divide, and it’s a beauty. The hike is rich in alpine country, where the views are magnificent. Wildflowers dot the trail in the summer months. If th ... From the guidebook "Hiking Colorado's Weminuche and South San Juan Wilderness Areas - 3rd Edition"
Pagosa Springs, CO - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 9.2
... Preview: A hike up the Adams Fork of the Conejos River leads to one of the most beautiful glacier-carved valleys in all of the South San Juans. Adams Fork is also a mecca for animal life and wildflowers. Look ... From the guidebook "Hiking Colorado's Weminuche and South San Juan Wilderness Areas - 3rd Edition"
South Fork, CO - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 17.8
... Preview: Bear Lake Trail provides wonderful access for those who enjoy nice views and a high alpine lake. The fishing is supposed to be good at the lake, and the wildflowers are awesome, too. Hike in the fall, ... From the guidebook "Hiking Colorado's Weminuche and South San Juan Wilderness Areas - 3rd Edition"
Antonito, CO - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 6
... Preview: The hike to beautiful Blue Lake, located in a high alpine setting, is just as stunning as the destination itself. First you’ll hike through the lovely realms of the Conejos River drainage, then you’ll ... From the guidebook "Hiking Colorado's Weminuche and South San Juan Wilderness Areas - 3rd Edition"
South Fork, CO - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 11.8
... Preview: Wildflowers and fantastic views make this long day hike a real treat. Cave Basin Trail 530 climbs at a moderate-to-steep grade through an open meadow for about a mile then enters into the trees. The f ... From the guidebook "Hiking Colorado's Weminuche and South San Juan Wilderness Areas - 3rd Edition"
Bayfield, CO - Hiking - Trail Length: 10.4
... Preview: This trail starts up high and stays high, making it the easiest route to the top of Conejos Peak—at 13,172 feet, the highest point in Conejos County. This is one of three beautiful routes to the summi ... From the guidebook "Hiking Colorado's Weminuche and South San Juan Wilderness Areas - 3rd Edition"
Antonito, CO - Hiking - Trail Length: 7.4
... Preview: If you like being up high, then this is the trail for you. About one hour from the trailhead, you’ll reach 12,000 feet, and you’ll stay at or above the tree line for the duration of the hike. Look for ... From the guidebook "Hiking Colorado's Weminuche and South San Juan Wilderness Areas - 3rd Edition"
Antonito, CO - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 14.5
... Preview: Hike this loop, and you’re bound to feel as though you’ve seen it all. There’s everything from the beautiful Conejos River drainage to Conejos Falls, a hike on the Continental Divide Trail (CDT), and ... From the guidebook "Hiking Colorado's Weminuche and South San Juan Wilderness Areas - 3rd Edition"
South Fork, CO - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 14.7
... Preview: The Continental Divide Trail (CDT) through the South San Juan Wilderness is one of the most memorable backpacks a hiker can make, with stunning views, breathless scenes, and wildflowers galore. Althou ... From the guidebook "Hiking Colorado's Weminuche and South San Juan Wilderness Areas - 3rd Edition"
Chama, CO - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 51.4
... Preview: This hike offers delightful wildflowers, a scenic lake, and gorgeous mountain views. It’s a beautiful day hike or a nice overnight stay; the choice is up to you. Begin by hiking up the moderate slo ... From the guidebook "Hiking Colorado's Weminuche and South San Juan Wilderness Areas - 3rd Edition"
Silverton, CO - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 10.4
... Preview: Crater Lake is a wonderful destination, especially for those who enjoy high alpine lakes and the opportunity to fish them. The hike there and back is exciting; it includes some of the Continental Divi ... From the guidebook "Hiking Colorado's Weminuche and South San Juan Wilderness Areas - 3rd Edition"
South Fork, CO - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 7.4
... Preview: Expect to see wildflowers on this hike in midsummer; you may see animal life throughout the hiking season. The first 2-plus miles make a nice day hike; otherwise, it’s a two-day backpack. Trips to the ... From the guidebook "Hiking Colorado's Weminuche and South San Juan Wilderness Areas - 3rd Edition"
Pagosa Springs, CO - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 18
... Preview: The trail to Duck Lake is a wonderful hike for those who enjoy watching birds. Beaver ponds abound along the way and make for prime bird habitat. It’s also a terrific place from which to watch for cut ... From the guidebook "Hiking Colorado's Weminuche and South San Juan Wilderness Areas - 3rd Edition"
Antonito, CO - Hiking - Trail Length: 7
... Preview: This long semiloop is a real treasure and is especially gorgeous in the late summer and early fall, when the aspens are gold. Wildlife is abundant in the Elk Creek drainage; you may see bald eagles, b ... From the guidebook "Hiking Colorado's Weminuche and South San Juan Wilderness Areas - 3rd Edition"
Antonito, CO - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 35.1
... Preview: Hike this route, and your reward will be stunning vistas, abundant animal life, colorful wildflowers, and waterfalls. This five- to six-day backpack is accessible by the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gau ... From the guidebook "Hiking Colorado's Weminuche and South San Juan Wilderness Areas - 3rd Edition"
Durango, CO - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 38.6
... Preview: The route described here is an amazing hike filled with wildlife, wildflowers, grand views, and a scenic lake. It’s best to do the hike in a counterclockwise direction. Do so, and you’ll gain 2,550 fe ... From the guidebook "Hiking Colorado's Weminuche and South San Juan Wilderness Areas - 3rd Edition"
Durango, CO - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 22.2
... Preview: You’ll find solitude along this trail—at least after you hike away from the Ruby Lakes. There’s also abundant wildlife and beautiful scenery. This hike is a great way to access the Continental Divide ... From the guidebook "Hiking Colorado's Weminuche and South San Juan Wilderness Areas - 3rd Edition"
Creede, CO - Backpacking,Hiking,Horseback Riding,Mountain Biking,Off-Highway Drives - Trail Length: 23.4
... Preview: The trail to Fish Lake is blessed with many switchbacks—welcome help as you ascend the thousands of feet needed to gain access to the Continental Divide. Once you are above the tree line, the views ar ... From the guidebook "Hiking Colorado's Weminuche and South San Juan Wilderness Areas - 3rd Edition"
Pagosa Springs, CO - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 24.4
... Preview: Once you get near the top of the mountain, wonderful views are yours for the asking. There are also wildflowers and animal life on this lovely day hike. To reach Fisher Mountain hike up FR 440, a ... From the guidebook "Hiking Colorado's Weminuche and South San Juan Wilderness Areas - 3rd Edition"
Creede, CO - Hiking - Trail Length: 8.2
... Preview: The trail to Flattop Mountain leads through lush woods where wildflowers are abundant. You may see animal life. Best of all, the views from on top are magnificent. Along the way hikers can make a quic ... From the guidebook "Hiking Colorado's Weminuche and South San Juan Wilderness Areas - 3rd Edition"
Pagosa Springs, CO - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 8.2