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Recommended Routes in Sangre de Cristo Wilderness - 7

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

Rito Alto Four Pass Loop

23.0 mi 37.1 km 5,843' Up 1780.85 m Up 5,841' Down 1780.34 m Down

Westcliffe, CO
Favorite Looking east toward the peaks above Willow Lake.
Very Difficult

Kit Carson and Challenger

14.1 mi 22.6 km 5,550' Up 1691.67 m Up 5,550' Down 1691.69 m Down

Crestone, CO
Favorite Camping at Lake Como
Very Difficult

Tour de Little Bear

2.7 mi 4.3 km 2,168' Up 660.89 m Up 2,167' Down 660.59 m Down

Alamosa…, CO
Favorite Looking over Comanche Lake to Comanche Peak.
Difficult

Venable - Comanche Loop

12.2 mi 19.7 km 3,740' Up 1139.98 m Up 3,755' Down 1144.44 m Down

Westcliffe, CO
Favorite KT with a giant hybrid cutthroat trout from Upper Sand Creek Lake.
Difficult

Music Pass Trail to Upper Sand Creek Lake

8.4 mi 13.5 km 1,858' Up 566.25 m Up 1,858' Down 566.28 m Down

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

Mt. Lindsey

8.4 mi 13.5 km 3,505' Up 1068.45 m Up 3,505' Down 1068.34 m Down

Alamosa…, CO
Favorite Looking east into South Colony Lakes Basin
Difficult

Humboldt Peak

11.2 mi 18.1 km 4,164' Up 1269.18 m Up 4,166' Down 1269.76 m Down

Crestone, CO

Sangre de Cristo Wilderness Running

  • 445 Miles 717 Kilometers of Trail
  • 7 Recommended Routes
  • 7 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 35 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 45 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Sangre de Cristo Wilderness - 80

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4.8 mi 7.8 km #1Willow Lake Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Crestone, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
Crestone, CO 11 
0.6 mi 1.0 km #2Crestone Needle South Face
Very Difficult
Crestone, CO
Very Difficult
Crestone, CO
2.5 mi 4.0 km #3Cottonwood Pass Trail
Intermediate
Crestone, CO
Intermediate
Crestone, CO
18.4 mi 29.7 km #4Rainbow Trail #1336: Grape Creek to Alvarado
Easy/Intermediate
Westcliffe, CO
Easy/Intermediate
Westcliffe, CO
4.4 mi 7.1 km #5Lake Of The Clouds Trail #1349
Difficult
Westcliffe, CO
Difficult
Westcliffe, CO
1.1 mi 1.8 km #6Kit Carson North Ridge
Very Difficult
Crestone, CO
Very Difficult
Crestone, CO
2.9 mi 4.6 km #7Sand Gulch USFS 124
Intermediate
Salida, CO
Intermediate
Salida, CO
3.5 mi 5.7 km #8Medano Lake Trail
Difficult
Westcliffe, CO
Difficult
Westcliffe, CO
2.5 mi 4.0 km #9Swift Creek Trail #1351
Difficult
Westcliffe, CO
Difficult
Westcliffe, CO
2.6 mi 4.3 km #10North Taylor Trail #1348
Difficult
Westcliffe, CO
Difficult
Westcliffe, CO

Photos of Sangre de Cristo Wilderness - 115

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View near the beginning of the Huerfano Trail
Sep 24, 2018 near Alamosa…, CO
Looking east toward the peaks above Willow Lake.
Sep 5, 2017 near Crestone, 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
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