Trail Run Project Logo

greenBlue Mesa Cortina Trail

Navigate on-trail with our free app

iOS App Store Android App Store

Trail

2.9 mile 4.7 kilometer point to point
92% Runnable
Easy/Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 484' 148 m
Descent: -279' -85 m
High: 9,579' 2,920 m
Low: 9,178' 2,797 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 5% (3°)
Max Grade: 24% (14°)

Dogs

Leashed
Driving directions Take a virtual tour
Zoom in to see details
Map Key

Trail shared by Chelsea Gribbin

A moderate trail with beautiful wildflowers.

Chelsea Gribbin

Features Birding · Fall Colors · River/Creek · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Description

From the trailhead, follow the trail right down the first split, through meadows and skirting the edge of the forest. To your right, you'll have views of Silverthorne and Ptarmigan Mountain. Eventually, the trail leaves the meadow and takes you into the forest. You'll cross a few small creeks and see private trails off to the right, continue straight until you reach the Gore Range Trail. From here you can turn around and go back the way you came or continue up either direction of the Gore Range Trail.

Flora & Fauna

This trail enters the Eagles Nest Wilderness where it winds through aspen groves and crosses open meadows where you have great views of the Williams Fork Range, Dillon Reservoir and the entire Blue River Valley. The meadows offer great opportunities for viewing wildflowers during mid-July.

Contacts

Rate This Trail

Rate Quality


   Clear Rating

Rate Difficulty

Share This Trail

Check In

Check-Ins

none

Trail Ratings

  3.0 from 1 vote

#18563

Overall
  3.0 from 1 vote
5 Star
0%
4 Star
0%
3 Star
100%
2 Star
0%
1 Star
0%
Rankings

#1,737

in Colorado

#18,563

Overall
10 Views Last Month
1,057 Since Mar 19, 2015
Easy/Intermediate Easy/Intermediate

0%
100%
0%
0%
0%
0%

0 Comments

Trail Run Project is part of the REI Co-op family,
where a life outdoors is a life well lived.

Shop REI Running