Hike Palisade

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Mount Garfield with an elevation of 6,637 is the highest point in the Bookcliff Mountains. This range stretches almost 240 miles from just east of Palisade into eastern Utah. The cliffs are created with Cretaceous sandstone, with the top layer …

Hike: McInnis Canyons

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The McInnins Canyons National Conservation Area contains 123,430 acres and includes 75,000 acres of wilderness designated as the Black Ridge Canyons Wilderness Area. The NCA contains the largest concentration of naturally occurring arches in Colorado, located within the Black Ridge …

Hike: The Grand Valley- Monument Canyon

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The Trail Head for the Monument Canyon is located just off of State Hwy 340, about 2.1 miles east of the West Park Entrance. The lower part of Monument Canyon offers excellent views of towering rock formations. Hikers should be …

Hike: The Grand Valley- White Rocks

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The Wildwood Trail Head is located east of the Western Entrance to the Park, From the west entrance take State Hwy 340 for 6.5 miles, turning at the light to South Broadway/Redlands Parkway. At 1.2 miles on South Broadway, turn …

Hike: The Grand Valley- Redlands

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The East Entrance trails are located just inside the Eastern Park Entrance (State Hwy 340 which is Broadway, to Monument Road to the Entrance). The Serpents Trail was built as the first road into the Park. Stretching for 1.75 miles, …

Hike: The Grand Valley

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Named for the Grand (Colorado) River, the Grand Valley is about 30 miles long and 5 miles wide. With the Uncompahgre Plateau to the south and the Book Cliff Range to the north, the valley provides multiple venues for outdoor …

Hike: Telluride

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Telluride makes the perfect base camp for hiking the Lizard Head Wilderness Area southwest of town. The Lizard Head is a 400 foot spire, of volcanic rock with a height of 400 feet (elevation 13,113 feet high). The Navajo Basin, …

Hike: Aspen

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The foundation for hiking and climbing in the Aspen area is the Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness Area. This wilderness area was part of the original Wilderness Act of 1964, as one of five original Colorado wilderness areas. Because of it’s iconic …

Hike: Sawatch North

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North of Highway 82, in the Sawatch Mountains sit three 14ers, La Plata Peak, Mounts Elbert and Massive. Mount Massive is the second highest peak in Colorado and the 3rd highest peak in the lower forty-eight. Mount Massive Wilderness Area …

Hike: Collegiate Peaks

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Located in Central Colorado, and straddling the contentinal divide, the Collegiate Peaks are part of the Sawatch Mountain Range. Driving from Poncha Springs in the south to Leadville there is a continuous string of peaks from 13,000 to 14,000 feet …