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Big Blue Trail

Powderhorn, Colorado

22.37 mi / 3586 ft gain

Powderhorn Lakes

Powderhorn, Colorado

9.88 mi / 1736 ft gain

Pine Creek Trail (Curecanti)

Gunnison, Colorado

2.36 mi / 259 ft gain

Hike the Dillon Pinnacles Trail

Gunnison, Colorado

4 mi / 300 ft gain

Dillon Pinnacles Trail

Gunnison, Colorado

3.71 mi / 423 ft gain

Curecanti Creek Trail

Gunnison, Colorado

3.63 mi / 1982 ft gain

Alpine Trail to Big Blue Campground

Gunnison, Colorado

14.15 mi / 3878 ft gain

Middle Fork Cimarron River

Lake City, Colorado

10.21 mi / 2359 ft gain

Uncompahgre Peak via Nellie Creek Road

Lake City, Colorado

7.3 mi / 2881 ft gain

Places to stay

Firewood Campsite

Powderhorn, Colorado

Firewood Campsite

From $20 / night

Red Bridge Campground

Powderhorn, Colorado

Red Bridge Campground

The Gate Campground

Powderhorn, Colorado

The Gate Campground

Alpine Ranger Station

County Road 868

Alpine Ranger Station

Lake Fork Campground

Gunnison, Colorado

Lake Fork Campground

Elk Creek Campground

Gunnison, Colorado

Elk Creek Campground

Guides and stories

Ouray, Colorado: A Tiny Town With a Giant History of Ice Climbing

Ouray, Colorado: A Tiny Town With a Giant History of Ice Climbing

Connor Charles

Exploring Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park

Exploring Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park

Chelsea Brinkley

My Final Backpacking Trip of the Year: Blue Lakes, Colorado

My Final Backpacking Trip of the Year: Blue Lakes, Colorado

Sonja Saxe

​72 Hours in Telluride: Summer & Fall Edition

​72 Hours in Telluride: Summer & Fall Edition

Josiah Roe

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