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Pike National Forest - West

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353 mi 568 km of trail 13 Runs

Easy Trails 6 Trails Intermediate Trails 43 Trails Hard Trails 20 Trails

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Runs in Pike National Forest - West - 13

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Favorite Long shot at 07:30 am from 12,680' looking down southeast towards the beginning of the trail up to Mount Democrat. This shot shows the progression from a smooth, wide trail to start, to a steeper and rockier climb forward. This is halfway to the summit.
Difficult

DeCaliBron

7.0 mi 11.3 km • Loop • 3,003 ft Ascent 915.3 m Ascent

(57) Copper…, CO
Favorite A small outcropping gives an incredible view of the unique rock formations of the Lost Creek Wilderness.
Difficult

Lost Creek Wilderness Loop

29.2 mi 47.0 km • Loop • 6,156 ft Ascent 1876.38 m Ascent

(36) Bailey, CO
Favorite Mt Sherman summit
Intermediate

Mt. Sherman

4.8 mi 7.7 km • Out and Back • 1,972 ft Ascent 600.93 m Ascent

(29) Leadville, CO
Favorite Aspen forests adorn the trail.
Intermediate

Buffalo Peaks Wilderness Loop

12.3 mi 19.8 km • Loop • 1,921 ft Ascent 585.38 m Ascent

(22) Buena V…, CO
Favorite Aspen groves
Intermediate

Kenosha Pass Out-and-Back

12.0 mi 19.3 km • Out and Back • 1,513 ft Ascent 461.14 m Ascent

(13) Jefferson, CO
Favorite Trail between Bison and McCurdy Peaks.
Difficult

Lost Creek Lasso via Twin Eagles

38.9 mi 62.7 km • Loop • 6,904 ft Ascent 2104.38 m Ascent

(4) Bailey, CO
Favorite Long shot at 07:30 am from 12,680' looking down southeast towards the beginning of the trail up to Mount Democrat. This shot shows the progression from a smooth, wide trail to start, to a steeper and rockier climb forward. This is halfway to the summit.
Difficult

Mount Democrat

3.8 mi 6.2 km • Out and Back • 2,093 ft Ascent 637.91 m Ascent

(13) Copper…, CO
Favorite North Fork of Lost Creek upstream. Great place for campsite!
Difficult

Brookside McCurdy Payne Loop

29.0 mi 46.6 km • Loop • 5,748 ft Ascent 1751.96 m Ascent

(2) Bailey, CO

Trails in Pike National Forest - West - 55

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8.6 mi 13.8 km #1Abyss Lake Trail #602
Difficult
Jefferson, CO
Difficult
8.6 mi 13.8 km Jefferson, CO 11 
4.9 mi 7.9 km #2West Jefferson Trail
Intermediate
Jefferson, CO
Intermediate
4.9 mi 7.9 km Jefferson, CO
9.7 mi 15.6 km #3Goose Creek Trail #612
Intermediate
Pine, CO
Intermediate
9.7 mi 15.6 km Pine, CO 11 
2.8 mi 4.6 km #4Tanglewood Trail #636
Intermediate
Bailey, CO
Intermediate
2.8 mi 4.6 km Bailey, CO
14.5 mi 23.3 km #5CT - Segment 5: Long Gulch to Kenosha Pass
Intermediate
Pine, CO
Intermediate
14.5 mi 23.3 km Pine, CO
1.4 mi 2.3 km #6Black Powder Pass
Intermediate
Breckenridge, CO
Intermediate
1.4 mi 2.3 km Breckenridge, CO
11.1 mi 17.8 km #7Wigwam Trail #609
Difficult
Pine, CO
Difficult
11.1 mi 17.8 km Pine, CO
6.3 mi 10.1 km #8Rolling Creek Trail #663
Difficult
Bailey, CO
Difficult
6.3 mi 10.1 km Bailey, CO
6.0 mi 9.7 km #9Burning Bear Trail #601
Difficult
Jefferson, CO
Difficult
6.0 mi 9.7 km Jefferson, CO
16.2 mi 26.1 km #10CT - Segment 4: FS-560 Wellington Lake Road to Long Gulch
Intermediate
Bailey, CO
Intermediate
16.2 mi 26.1 km Bailey, CO
3.5 mi 5.6 km #11French Pass Trail
Intermediate
Jefferson, CO
Intermediate
3.5 mi 5.6 km Jefferson, CO
9.0 mi 14.6 km #12Payne Creek Trail #637
Difficult
Bailey, CO
Difficult
9.0 mi 14.6 km Bailey, CO
32.6 mi 52.5 km #13CT - Segment 6: Kenosha Pass to Goldhill
Intermediate
Jefferson, CO
Intermediate
32.6 mi 52.5 km Jefferson, CO
13.5 mi 21.6 km #14Rosalie Trail #603
Intermediate
Bailey, CO
Intermediate
13.5 mi 21.6 km Bailey, CO
1.3 mi 2.1 km #15Lincoln-Bross Trail
Intermediate
Breckenridge, CO
Intermediate
1.3 mi 2.1 km Breckenridge, CO
7.3 mi 11.8 km #16Threemile Trail #635
Difficult
Jefferson, CO
Difficult
7.3 mi 11.8 km Jefferson, CO
6.8 mi 10.9 km #17Rich Creek Trail #616
Difficult
Buena Vista, CO
Difficult
6.8 mi 10.9 km Buena Vista, CO
2.5 mi 4.0 km #18FSR 659
Intermediate
Fairplay, CO
Intermediate
2.5 mi 4.0 km Fairplay, CO
1.4 mi 2.3 km #19Democrat-Lincoln Trail
Difficult
Breckenridge, CO
Difficult
1.4 mi 2.3 km Breckenridge, CO
11.0 mi 17.6 km #20Tumble Creek Trail #617
Intermediate
Buena Vista, CO
Intermediate
11.0 mi 17.6 km Buena Vista, CO

Photos of Pike National Forest - West - 135

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Long shot at 07:30 am from 12,680' looking down southeast towards the beginning of the trail up to Mount Democrat. This shot shows the progression from a smooth, wide trail to start, to a steeper and rockier climb forward. This is halfway to the summit.
Sep 26, 2019 near Copper…, CO
A small outcropping gives an incredible view of the unique rock formations of the Lost Creek Wilderness.
Apr 24, 2017 near Pine, CO
Aspen groves
Oct 1, 2015 near Brecken…, CO
North Fork of Lost Creek upstream. Great place for campsite!
Mar 31, 2019 near Bailey, CO
View east from McCurdy Peak.
Jun 6, 2016 near Pine, CO
Beautiful fall day on the Colorado Trail heading southwest from Kenosha Pass.
Oct 23, 2016 near Jefferson, CO
Mt Sherman summit
Feb 27, 2015 near Leadville, CO
Aspen fall colors, 3 miles up the trail.
Sep 21, 2018 near Georgetown, CO

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