California Peak

Red Wing, Colorado 81089

California Peak

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Detailed Trail Description from our Guidebook

"A straightforward hike to a high summit. Compared to the other summit hikes in the Sangre de Cristo range, this is an easy and straightforward climb. Most of it is above the tree line on a ridge that is exposed to severe winds and weather. Make your descent early to avoid the typical summer afternoon thunderstorms."

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Trail Information

Red Wing
Nearby City
3,700 feet
Elevation Gain
Trail Type
Skill Level
Day Hike
Best July to September
10,200 feet
Trailhead Elevation
13,849 feet
Top Elevation
Rio Grande National Forest, San Isabel National Forest
Local Contacts
USGS Mosca Pass, Blanca Peak
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