Below is a few info on our section hiking of the Colorado Trail in the summer of 2016.
For more information about this long trail, visit www.coloradotrail.org
The Colorado Trail is Colorado’s premier long distance trail. Stretching almost 500 miles from Denver to Durango, it travels through the spectacular Colorado Rocky Mountains amongst peaks with lakes, creeks and diverse ecosystems. Trail users experience six wilderness areas and eight mountain ranges topping out at 13,271 feet, just below Coney Summit at 13,334 feet. The average elevation is over 10,000 feet and it rises and falls dramatically. Users traveling from Denver to Durango will climb 89,354 feet.
– The Colorado Trail organization page
Start: May 2016
Segment 1. South Platte TH to Waterton Canyon
Segment 2-3: South Platte TH to FS-560 Trailhead
Segment 4: FS-560 TH to to Long Gulch trailhead
Segment 5: SOBO – Kenosha Pass to Long Gulch
Segment 6-7: Kenosha Pass to Copper Mountain.
20 more to go!