Hiking Coloradoand39;s Summits  by John Drew Mitchler & David Covill

Hiking Colorado's Summits Guide Book

by John Drew Mitchler & David Covill (Falcon Guides)
Hiking Coloradoand39;s Summits  by John Drew Mitchler & David Covill
Lace up your boots and head out for the hiking adventure of your life. From 14,433-foot Mount Elbert to 4,120-foot County Line Rise near Sterling, the highpoints of Colorado's counties span an incredible range of elevations. Hiking Colorado's Summits provides the information you need to find and climb all of the state's county highpoints as well as experience the high rocky ridges, wide open plains, spectacular deserts, and bustling urban environments of this beautiful state. Inside you'll find: up-to-date trail and access information; maps, photos, and elevations profiles; helpful charts that provide highlights and difficulty ratings; background information on the summits and counties; easy-to-follow directions to the trailheads and beyond.

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Trails from the "Hiking Colorado's Summits" Guide Book
Displaying trails 20 of 55.

Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 55.

Located in north-central Colorado, about 10 miles east of Denver, and 6.5 miles south of the DIA terminal, and about 3 miles northeast of the Interstate 70 / E-470 interchange. A short drive from down ...
Denver, CO - Hiking - Trail Length: 0
Located in south-central Colorado in the Sangre de Cristo Range, about 35 miles west of Walsenburg, and 25 miles northeast of Alamosa. This classic backpack into legendary Fourteener country requires ...
Alamosa, CO - Hiking - Trail Length: 14
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Located in north-central Colorado at the southeast edge of metropolitan Denver, on Smoky Hill Road and E-470, a mile northwest of the junction of Arapahoe, Douglas, and Elbert counties. This grassy ri ...
Denver, CO - Hiking - Trail Length: 0.1
Located in south-central Colorado in the eastern San Juan Mountains, about 30 miles west of Alamosa, and 10 miles southwest of Summitville. A moderate day hike on trail crosses grassy tundra to a suba ...
Summitville, CO - Hiking - Trail Length: 7.2
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Located in southeast Colorado, about 45 miles southwest of Springfield, and 10 miles north of the Colorado-Oklahoma state line. A broad rise marks an otherwise classic flat mesa top. This eTrail will ...
Springfield, CO - Hiking - Trail Length: 0.1
Located in north-central Colorado in the Front Range, about 70 miles northwest of Denver, and 10 miles southwest of Estes Park. The most famous Colorado climb, this alpine peak requires a long, strenu ...
Estes Park, CO - Hiking - Trail Length: 14
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Located in north-central Colorado, in the northwest Denver metro area, on undeveloped land at the far western edge of the new city and county of Broomfield. On a flat sloping outwash plain coming out ...
Broomfield, CO - Hiking - Trail Length: 0
Located in central Colorado in the Collegiate Peaks of the Sawatch Range, about 10 miles northwest of Buena Vista. A long day hike on trail leads to summit boulders on one of Colorado's highest Fourte ...
Buena Vista, CO - Hiking - Trail Length: 12.8
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Located in east-central Colorado, about 40 miles southeast of Limon, and 15 miles south of Flagler. A half-day hike across open rangeland reaches a gentle rise at the southwestern corner of the county ...
Flagler, CO - Hiking - Trail Length: 5.2
Located in central Colorado in the Front Range, about 40 miles west of Denver along Interstate 70 between Georgetown and Loveland Pass, on the Continental Divide. This day hike up a Colorado Fourtee ...
Georgetown, CO - Hiking - Trail Length: 6.8
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Located in south-central Colorado in the eastern San Juan Mountains, about 40 miles west of Alamosa, and 4 miles southwest of Platoro. This remote subalpine peak provides a moderate but pleasant day h ...
Platoro, CO - Hiking - Trail Length: 7
Located in southeast Colorado, about 45 miles northeast of Pueblo, and 25 miles northwest of Ordway. Walk to a remote but gentle plains hill on Colorado ranchland. This eTrail will guide you to the ...
Ordway, CO - Hiking - Trail Length: 5
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Located in south-central Colorado in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, about 50 miles northeast of Alamosa, 20 miles southwest of Westcliffe, and 10 miles north of Great Sand Dunes National Monument. Th ...
Westcliffe, CO - Hiking - Trail Length: 11.4
Located in west-central Colorado in the West Elk Mountains, about 30 miles east of Delta, and 5 miles southeast of Paonia. This subalpine peak requires a moderate full-day hike on trail and then a bus ...
Paonia, CO - Hiking - Trail Length: 9.8
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Located in north-central Colorado, southwest Denver, southwest Kipling Parkway (Kipling), 1 block north of West Belleview Avenue (Belleview). A suburban street in residential southwest Denver requires ...
Denver, CO - Hiking - Trail Length: 0.1
Located in central Colorado, about 30 miles southwest of Denver, about 7 miles south of Deckers. A half-day bushwhack through level forest and up a boulder hillside to a wooded peak with a grand view ...
Deckers, CO - Hiking - Trail Length: 4.6
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Located in north-central Colorado in the Sawatch Range, about 12 miles north of Vail, and 17 miles northwest of Leadville. Often done as a backpack, this very long day hike on trail and boulders leads ...
Vail, CO - Hiking - Trail Length: 10.4
Located in east-central Colorado, about 15 miles west of Colorado Springs, and 7 miles west of Manitou Springs. Pikes Peak: This world-famous solitary mountain is heavily visited, and the summit can b ...
Manitou Springs, CO - Hiking - Trail Length: 0.4
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Located in central Colorado on the Palmer Divide, about 25 miles northeast of Colorado Springs, and 10 miles east of Monument. An almost imperceptible rise near a county road. This eTrail will guide y ...
Colorado Springs, CO - Hiking - Trail Length: 0.1
Located in south-central Colorado in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, about 25 miles south of Salida, and 7 miles northeast of Villa Grove. An unrelenting uphill climb on an old jeep road to a seldom v ...
Villa Grove, CO - Hiking - Trail Length: 8.4
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