Summit Peak

Pagosa Springs, Colorado 81157

Summit Peak

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Detailed Trail Description from our Guidebook

"Isolation and peace are the themes for this seldom-visited route to Summit Peak. If you are looking for a beautiful escape and a great walk on the Continental Divide, read on.

Sometimes you just want to get away. Summit Peak and its attendant trail take you deep into the wilderness, where there will be no signs of civilization in sight. This hike is a catalog of natural wonders: thundering waterfalls, spacious alpine meadows, soulful forests, elaborate rock formations, dark woods, and grassy plateaus. This serene setting is ideal for a relaxing overnight journey, complemented by a good trek up to Summit Peak. Add the optional Montezuma Peak and Long Trek Mountain into the mix, and you have a trio of summits sure to rejuvenate your soul."

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Trail Information

Pagosa Springs
Nearby City
13.5
Distance
Out-and-back
Trail Type
Moderate
Skill Level
7½–10 hours
Duration
July–September
Season
San Juan National Forest
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