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37 mi 60 km of trail 6 Featured Runs

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Gems in Chisos Mountains - 2

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gem Favorite View of the Window. Be careful at the edge, it's a long drop to the bottom of the Chisos Basin!

The Window

(31) Big Ben…, TX
gem Favorite South Rim

South Rim Viewpoint

(15) Big Ben…, TX

Featured Runs in Chisos Mountains - 6

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Favorite Lost Mine Trail looking south down Pine Canyon
Intermediate

Lost Mine Trail

4.6 mi 7.4 km • Out and Back • 1,057 ft Ascent 322.3 m Ascent

(80) Big Ben…, TX
Favorite Sunset from The Window trailhead
Intermediate

Window Trail

5.6 mi 9.1 km • Out and Back • 914 ft Ascent 278.58 m Ascent

(78) Big Ben…, TX
Favorite South Rim overlook, Big Bend Nat'l Park
Intermediate/Difficult

Chisos Mountain Loop

16.6 mi 26.8 km • Loop • 3,323 ft Ascent 1012.97 m Ascent

(46) Big Ben…, TX
Favorite The pristine Boot Canyon stands with Sierra del Carmen in the background.
Intermediate/Difficult

Outer Mountain Loop

31.5 mi 50.7 km • Loop • 6,589 ft Ascent 2008.31 m Ascent

(24) Big Ben…, TX
Favorite Clouds cleared somewhat for a View of the Window.
Intermediate/Difficult

Emory Peak

9.3 mi 14.9 km • Out and Back • 2,415 ft Ascent 736.17 m Ascent

(30) Big Ben…, TX
Favorite Sunset from The Window trailhead
Intermediate

South Rim Trail

11.6 mi 18.6 km • Out and Back • 1,984 ft Ascent 604.63 m Ascent

(9) Big Ben…, TX

Trails in Chisos Mountains - 16

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3.1 mi 5.0 km #1Pinnacles Trail
Intermediate
Big Bend National Park, TX
Intermediate
3.1 mi 5.0 km Big Bend National Park, TX 13 
2.5 mi 4.0 km #2Boot Canyon Trail
Intermediate
Big Bend National Park, TX
Intermediate
2.5 mi 4.0 km Big Bend National Park, TX 12 
1.0 mi 1.6 km #3Cattail Falls
Intermediate
Big Bend National Park, TX
Intermediate
1.0 mi 1.6 km Big Bend National Park, TX
4.0 mi 6.4 km #4Laguna Meadow Trail
Intermediate
Big Bend National Park, TX
Intermediate
4.0 mi 6.4 km Big Bend National Park, TX 12 
5.7 mi 9.2 km #5Blue Creek Canyon Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Big Bend National Park, TX
Intermediate/Difficult
5.7 mi 9.2 km Big Bend National Park, TX
6.2 mi 10.0 km #6Juniper Canyon Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Big Bend National Park, TX
Intermediate/Difficult
6.2 mi 10.0 km Big Bend National Park, TX
0.8 mi 1.2 km #7Colima Trail
Intermediate
Big Bend National Park, TX
Intermediate
0.8 mi 1.2 km Big Bend National Park, TX
1.2 mi 2.0 km #8Southeast Rim Trail
Intermediate
Big Bend National Park, TX
Intermediate
1.2 mi 2.0 km Big Bend National Park, TX
1.2 mi 2.0 km #9Northeast Rim Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Big Bend National Park, TX
Easy/Intermediate
1.2 mi 2.0 km Big Bend National Park, TX
0.3 mi 0.4 km #10Window View Trail
Easy
Big Bend National Park, TX
Easy
0.3 mi 0.4 km Big Bend National Park, TX
0.5 mi 0.8 km #11Chisos Connector
Easy/Intermediate
Big Bend National Park, TX
Easy/Intermediate
0.5 mi 0.8 km Big Bend National Park, TX
1.7 mi 2.8 km #12Oak Springs Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Big Bend National Park, TX
Intermediate/Difficult
1.7 mi 2.8 km Big Bend National Park, TX
2.1 mi 3.4 km #13Southwest Rim Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Big Bend National Park, TX
Easy/Intermediate
2.1 mi 3.4 km Big Bend National Park, TX
1.5 mi 2.5 km #14Emory Peak Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Big Bend National Park, TX
Intermediate/Difficult
1.5 mi 2.5 km Big Bend National Park, TX
2.3 mi 3.7 km #15Lost Mine Trail
Intermediate
Big Bend National Park, TX
Intermediate
2.3 mi 3.7 km Big Bend National Park, TX
2.8 mi 4.5 km #16Window Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Big Bend National Park, TX
Easy/Intermediate
2.8 mi 4.5 km Big Bend National Park, TX

Photos of Chisos Mountains - 124

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South Rim overlook, Big Bend Nat'l Park
Sep 29, 2015 near Big Ben…, TX
Lost Mine Trail looking south down Pine Canyon
Nov 21, 2017 near Big Ben…, TX
Clouds cleared somewhat for a View of the Window.
Nov 20, 2016 near Big Ben…, TX
Lost on Lost Mine Trail
Oct 15, 2019 near Big Ben…, TX
Birds soaring high above the Chihuahuan Desert from the South Rim.
Jul 21, 2016 near Big Ben…, TX
View from the top of the Lost Mine trail. Hey look, it's Mexico! No passport required!
Dec 15, 2015 near Big Ben…, TX
The pristine Boot Canyon stands with Sierra del Carmen in the background.
Mar 22, 2017 near Big Ben…, TX
Sunset from The Window trailhead
Jun 28, 2018 near Big Ben…, TX

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