Pathfinder | 90 pts
Awesome hike with some of the greatest views sown into Salida, Buena Vista and the rest of the Arkansas River Valley. Lots of forest hiking and once above treeling you are treated to views of the Angel of Shavano snowfield. The winds were horrible the day I hiked this trail and fighting those winds took enough out of me that I scrapped plans to traverse across and summit Tabeguache Peak also. Maybe next time though. This hike is a little tougher than Mt. Elbert or Handies Peak but is woth the extra work.