Bighorn, CO Trails and Parks

Bighorn has 6 trails in the vicinity, including 6 for climbing. These trails range from 4.2 to 11 miles in length. The most popular trails are West Partner Peak - South Ridge, East Partner Peak and Peak Q. Trails.com member Kelly E. recently completed East Partner Peak.
  • East Partner Peak

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    Bighorn, CO

    A pleasant trail hike to Pitkin Lake followed by a scramble to the ridge. 3rd class climbing on solid rock leads to the summit. Another enjoyable Gore Range scramble in the heart of the range, ...
    •  9 hours plus approach time
    •  11 miles
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    A pleasant trail hike to Pitkin Lake followed by a scramble to the ridge. 3rd class climbing on solid rock leads to the summit. ...

  • West Partner Peak - South Ridge

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    Bighorn, CO

    An easy trail approach with moderate scrambling on solid rock, becoming progressively more interesting as the summit is approached. This is another excellent scramble accessed from the East Vail ...
    •  9 hours plus approach time
    •  10 miles
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    An easy trail approach with moderate scrambling on solid rock, becoming progressively more interesting as the summit is approached. ...

  • Grand Traverse

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    Bighorn, CO

    The aptly named “Grand Traverse” crosses the rugged skyline at the head of Bighorn Canyon and is clearly visible from the town of Vail. The traverse takes in two peaks, unofficially known as ...
    •  10 hours plus approach time
    •  11 miles
    •  Guide

    The aptly named “Grand Traverse” crosses the rugged skyline at the head of Bighorn Canyon and is clearly visible from the ...

  • Peaks R and S

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    Bighorn, CO

    A long backpack to a camp near Upper Slate Lake. Climb grassy ledges and scramble to the ridge and summit. A tricky downclimb from Peak R to the saddle between R and S followed by a straightforward ...
    •  10 hours plus approach time
    •  5.6 miles
    •  Guide

    A long backpack to a camp near Upper Slate Lake. Climb grassy ledges and scramble to the ridge and summit. A tricky downclimb ...

  • Peak L

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    Bighorn, CO

    A long backpack to a camp near Upper Slate Lake; approach on grassy slopes with a 3rd class traverse along a knife-edge ridge to the summit block and a challenging 4th class scramble up the face. ...
    •  6 hours plus approach time
    •  4.2 miles
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    A long backpack to a camp near Upper Slate Lake; approach on grassy slopes with a 3rd class traverse along a knife-edge ridge ...

  • Peak Q

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    Bighorn, CO

    This is one of three climbs in the Slate Creek drainage that are described in this book. The remoteness of the area means that it really makes sense to combine several climbs in one trip (unless ...
    •  9 hours plus approach time
    •  5.2 miles
    •  Guide

    This is one of three climbs in the Slate Creek drainage that are described in this book. The remoteness of the area means ...