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359 mi 578 km of trail 7 Runs

Easy Trails 9 Trails Intermediate Trails 46 Trails Hard Trails 31 Trails

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Runs in Sangre de Cristo Wilderness - 7

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Favorite Looking towards the Rito Alto Lake valley after crossing the 1st pass.
Intermediate/Difficult

Rito Alto Four Pass Loop

23.0 mi 37.1 km • Loop • 5,843 ft Ascent 1780.85 m Ascent

(11) Westcliffe, CO
Favorite Willow Lake moonrise.
Extremely Difficult

Kit Carson and Challenger

14.1 mi 22.6 km • Loop • 5,550 ft Ascent 1691.67 m Ascent

(8) Crestone, CO
Favorite Camping at Lake Como
Extremely Difficult

Tour de Little Bear

2.7 mi 4.3 km • Loop • 2,168 ft Ascent 660.89 m Ascent

(2) Alamosa…, CO
Favorite Looking over Comanche Lake to Comanche Peak.
Intermediate/Difficult

Venable - Comanche Loop

12.2 mi 19.7 km • Loop • 3,740 ft Ascent 1139.98 m Ascent

(5) Westcliffe, CO
Favorite KT with a giant hybrid cutthroat trout from Upper Sand Creek Lake.
Intermediate/Difficult

Music Pass Trail to Upper Sand Creek Lake

8.4 mi 13.5 km • Out and Back • 1,858 ft Ascent 566.25 m Ascent

(5) Westcliffe, CO
Favorite View near the beginning of the Huerfano Trail
Difficult

Mt. Lindsey

8.4 mi 13.5 km • Loop • 3,505 ft Ascent 1068.45 m Ascent

(5) Alamosa…, CO
Favorite Looking east into South Colony Lakes Basin
Intermediate/Difficult

Humboldt Peak

11.2 mi 18.1 km • Out and Back • 4,164 ft Ascent 1269.18 m Ascent

(17) Crestone, CO

Trails in Sangre de Cristo Wilderness - 79

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4.8 mi 7.8 km #1Willow Lake Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Crestone, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
4.8 mi 7.8 km Crestone, CO
0.6 mi 1.0 km #2Crestone Needle South Face
Extremely Difficult
Crestone, CO
Extremely Difficult
0.6 mi 1.0 km Crestone, CO
2.5 mi 4.0 km #3Cottonwood Pass Trail
Intermediate
Crestone, CO
Intermediate
2.5 mi 4.0 km Crestone, CO
2.9 mi 4.6 km #4Sand Gulch USFS 124
Intermediate
Salida, CO
Intermediate
2.9 mi 4.6 km Salida, CO
3.5 mi 5.7 km #5Medano Lake Trail
Difficult
Westcliffe, CO
Difficult
3.5 mi 5.7 km Westcliffe, CO
4.3 mi 6.9 km #6South Colony Lake Approach
Intermediate
Crestone, CO
Intermediate
4.3 mi 6.9 km Crestone, CO
1.6 mi 2.5 km #7Crestone Peak South Face
Extremely Difficult
Crestone, CO
Extremely Difficult
1.6 mi 2.5 km Crestone, CO
1.1 mi 1.8 km #8Kit Carson North Ridge
Extremely Difficult
Crestone, CO
Extremely Difficult
1.1 mi 1.8 km Crestone, CO
2.1 mi 3.3 km #9Humboldt Peak Summit Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Crestone, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
2.1 mi 3.3 km Crestone, CO
0.9 mi 1.4 km #10Lower Sand Creek Lake Trail
Intermediate
Crestone, CO
Intermediate
0.9 mi 1.4 km Crestone, CO
3.4 mi 5.5 km #11Lily Lake Trail #1308
Intermediate
Alamosa East, CO
Intermediate
3.4 mi 5.5 km Alamosa East, CO
9.5 mi 15.3 km #12Comanche Trail #746
Intermediate/Difficult
Crestone, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
9.5 mi 15.3 km Crestone, CO
5.1 mi 8.1 km #13Venable Trail #347
Intermediate
Westcliffe, CO
Intermediate
5.1 mi 8.1 km Westcliffe, CO
15.5 mi 24.9 km #14Rainbow Trail #1336: Bear Creek to Mears Junction (Methodist M…
Intermediate/Difficult
Salida, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
15.5 mi 24.9 km Salida, CO
3.6 mi 5.8 km #15Mosca Pass Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Crestone, CO
Easy/Intermediate
3.6 mi 5.8 km Crestone, CO 11 
1.5 mi 2.5 km #16Phantom Terrace #359
Intermediate/Difficult
Crestone, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
1.5 mi 2.5 km Crestone, CO
5.9 mi 9.5 km #17North Crestone Trail #744
Intermediate
Crestone, CO
Intermediate
5.9 mi 9.5 km Crestone, CO
2.5 mi 4.1 km #18Little Sand Creek Lakes Trail
Difficult
Crestone, CO
Difficult
2.5 mi 4.1 km Crestone, CO
4.9 mi 7.8 km #19South Zapata Trail #852
Intermediate/Difficult
Alamosa East, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
4.9 mi 7.8 km Alamosa East, CO
16.3 mi 26.3 km #20Rainbow Trail #1336: Hayden Creek to Bear Creek
Difficult
Salida, CO
Difficult
16.3 mi 26.3 km Salida, CO

Photos of Sangre de Cristo Wilderness - 110

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View near the beginning of the Huerfano Trail
Sep 24, 2018 near Alamosa…, CO
Sunrise in a meadow near the beginning of the Huerfano Trail
Sep 24, 2018 near Alamosa…, CO
Looking east into South Colony Lakes Basin
Jul 22, 2015 near Crestone, CO
Looking west at Crestone Peak and Needle with Upper South Colony Lake below. View from Humboldt Peak west summit ridge.
Jul 20, 2015 near Crestone, CO
Final pass of the Four Pass Loop and the most challenging
Oct 27, 2019 near Crestone, CO
View of Kit Carson Peak and San Luis Valley.
Jun 18, 2019 near Crestone, CO
Looking south from the summit, Sangre De Cristo Range.
Aug 22, 2018 near Crestone, CO
Upper South Colony Lake
Jan 27, 2018 near Crestone, CO

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