Tag Archives: San Isabel National Forest

Top 10 Hikes in 2020

Well, what a strange year it has been. In the early days of 2020, it was hard to imagine that, by March, much of the world would be dealing with a global pandemic that would take the lives of millions … Continue reading

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Browns Creek Falls (San Isabel National Forest, CO)

Moderate hike to Browns Creek Falls in the Collegiate Peaks area near Salida. Continue reading

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Lost Lake Trail (San Isabel National Forest, CO)

Lost Lake is a stunning, turquoise-green tarn in the shadow of the Continental Divide in central Colorado. Continue reading

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Ptarmigan Lake Trail (San Isabel National Forest, CO)

Moderate out-and-back hike to Ptarmigan Lake, high in the Collegiate Peaks above Buena Vista, Colorado. Continue reading

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Monarch Pass, CO

Monarch Pass, situated between Gunnison and Poncha Springs along Colorado’s Route 50, crosses the Continental Divide at 11,312 feet, offering spectacular vistas of central Colorado’s Sawatch Range, which boasts many of the state’s highest peaks. Including the Monarch Mountain ski … Continue reading

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Colorado Highway 82 and Independence Pass

The 58-mile drive between Leadville and Aspen, Colorado is one of the finest scenic byways in the state. Highlights include the rushing waters of the Roaring Fork River, a stop at the mysterious Grottos, and stunning panoramas from Independence Pass, … Continue reading

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