San Isabel
National Forest

San Isabel National Forest is located in central Colorado. The forest contains 19 of the state's 53 fourteeners, peaks over 14,000 feet (4,267 m) high, including Mount Elbert, the highest point in Colorado. It is one of eleven national forests in the state of Colorado and contains the Sawatch Range, the Collegiate Peaks, and Sangre de Cristo Range. It has a total area of 1,120,233 acres (1,750.36 …
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Mount Massive (14,421) is the second highest point in the state of Colorado and …
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Mount Elbert (14,433) is the highest point in the state of Colorado and the high…
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While Harvard and Columbia aren't that difficult in and of themselves, connectin…
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The Missouri Gulch trail is located in the Collegiate Peaks Wilderness Area of t…
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Lying north of the Blanca Massif and undeniably in its shadow, Mt. Lindsey is an…
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The Sangre de Cristo Range is one of the most unique and scenic ranges in the Co…
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Independence Pass is the highest paved mountain pass in Colorado - 12,095 feet i…
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This relatively easy Sawatch 14er duo provides an awesome day hike within about …
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This steep route allows hikers to cut 5 miles and many hours off of a Mt. Massiv…
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Mt. Elbert's Northeast Ridge - the route described here - is an easily accessibl…
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Originally completed in February of 1944 by the famed 10th Mountain Division, the Trooper Traverse offers spectacular views and varied terrain in very isolated conditions. While the backpacking version is a relative luxury compared to the ski traverse of yesteryear it’s not hard to imagine the…
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This is a wonderful path to the fifth highest 14er in the state that will take y…
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This moderate 14er route combines two of the state's duller 14ers. Due to their …
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