Along The Colorado Trail

Author: M. John Fayhee
Publisher: Big Earth Publishing
ISBN: 9781565790100
Size: 29.37 MB
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John Fielder llama-packed the 470 miles of the spectacular Colorado Trail from Denver to Durango. Here's your ticket to seeing the trail wind through the Colorado Rockies from home!

Day Hikes On The Colorado Trail

Author: Janet Robertson
Publisher: American Traveler Press
ISBN: 9781558381162
Size: 51.48 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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A hike for everyone! Enjoy parts or all of the 469-mile trail through 7 national forests, 6 wilderness areas, 5 major river systems, and 8 mountain ranges. It runs from outside of Denver to Durango in south-western Colorado.

The Colorado Trail

Author: Colorado Trail Foundation
Publisher: Mountaineers Books
ISBN: 1937052222
Size: 37.81 MB
Format: PDF
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* The only Colorado Trail guide available for thru-hikers, day hikers, mountain bikers, trail runners, XC skiers, and horse people * 120 color pictures, 28 segment maps, elevation profiles, integrated GPS waypoints, town maps, and mountain bike detours of Wilderness areas * More than 50,000 copies sold The Colorado Trail (CT) is the premier scenic long trail in North America. It winds its way through endless fields of wildflowers to wind-swept mountain passes, from wild mountain rivers and streams to quiet trails through old growth forests. The CT crosses eight mountain ranges, seven National Forests, six Wilderness Areas, and five river systems. Starting near Denver at 5,500 feet and ending near Durango at 7,000 feet, the CT gains and loses almost 76,000 feet in elevation over 468 miles. This eighth edition of the official CT guide has all the information a thru-hiker needs to plan and complete his or her trek. New to this edition are updated GPS waypoints, maps, and rewritten descriptions for the 28 segments, as well as new photographs of spots along the segments. Each segment provides distance, elevation gain, and an overview; a list of trailhead and access points; maps needed; a list of supply points; services and accommodations; detailed trail descriptions; a map; and an elevation gain and loss chart. Additional town maps and mountain bike detour maps (around Wilderness Areas) have been added where applicable. An extensive introduction includes information on planning, supplying, safety, mountain biking, regulations, and backcountry ethics--plus chapters on Colorado Trail heritage, natural history, and geology. At the back of the book you will find a graphic summary of the trail, equipment list, ranger districts with contact information, bibliography, and index.

Voices Of The Colorado Trail

Author: David W. Fanning
Publisher: Coyote Book Publishing
ISBN: 9780966238396
Size: 13.27 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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The answer to the question of why hike or bike a long trail like The Colorado Trail is as unique as the individual traveler. Yet there is a common theme to the answers. All whisper of adventure, challenge, and personal transformation. The voices here were collected with on-trail interviews with over 60 hikers and mountain bike riders.

Colorado Trail Databook 6th Edition

Author: Colorado Trail Foundation
Publisher: Mountaineers Books
ISBN: 1937052273
Size: 68.70 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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• Detailed information for all 28 segments of the Colorado Trail, plus the 5 segments of the new Collegiate West trail addition • Color maps with trail overlays • Accurate mileages and distances • Elevation profiles • Descriptions of key features • Mountain bike detour routes Here’s the data that every Colorado Trail day hiker or thru-hiker will want with them on the route: trailheads, road crossings, trail intersections, stream crossings, water sources, campsite locations, viewpoints, elevation, and resupply towns. This sixth edition features up to date information on the new trail alignment of the Collegiate West portion of the trail, including updated maps, elevation profiles, and data. The Colorado Trail is considered by many to be the most beautiful “long trail” in the world. Spanning 486 miles from the Denver suburbs to Durango, Colorado—with 81 additional miles of the new Collegiate West addition—the trail passes through six national forests and six wilderness areas, traverses five major river systems, and crosses eight mountain ranges. Written for the thru-hiker, weekend backpacker, day hiker, mountain bicyclist, and horse rider, this lightweight pack guide can easily be carried in your pocket or backpack. Detailed information is included for all 28 segments of the Colorado Trail, plus the 5 segments of the new Collegiate West trail addition. Icons for each segment mark the access points, campsites, availability of water, and points of interest. Additional icons note services at supply points, such as post offices, lodging, meals, groceries, telephones, banks, showers, outdoor stores, laundry, and medical help.

Notes From The Colorado Trail

Author: Scott Larson
ISBN: 9781682737064
Size: 14.58 MB
Format: PDF
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Scott Larson's autobiographical account of his solo hike on the nearly 500-mile Colorado Trail is an original piece of literature backlit by brush and paint drawings, reportage and literary excerpts. Notes from the Colorado Trail, is a reminder that art has the power to enlighten and move. Follow Larson as he negotiates the perils that arise with extended exposure in Colorado's high country and sifts the stream of thoughts and memories that flow in undisturbed solitude to arrive at a better understanding of his place in the world. In the end it is the metaphorical nature of the trail and the introspection it unleashes that becomes the crux of the journey.

Guide To The Colorado Mountains

Author: Randy Jacobs
Publisher: The Mountaineers Books
ISBN: 9780967146607
Size: 12.91 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
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Guide to the Colorado Mountains, 10th Edition compiles updated route descriptions for more than 1,500 hiking and climbing destinations-peaks, passes, lakes, and trails- from the expert trip leaders of the Colorado Mountain Club.

The Colorado Trail Databook

Author: Colorado Trail Foundation
ISBN: 9781937052584
Size: 18.64 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This is the must-have book for anyone hiking the world-famous Colorado Trail, or even parts of it. Tons of information is packed into a small easy-to-use format.- Waterproof paper!- Updates on trail changes and water locations- Critical information on trail junctions and distancesThe 486-mile Colorado Trail, extending from Denver to Durango, ranks as one of the best long trails in the world. Spectacular scenery and mostly good weather during the hiking season combine to draw people from all over. While the big guidebook gets into the details, this pocketable databook contains all the critical information to get you from start to finish without getting lost.

Purpose On The Colorado Trail

Author: David Ashley
ISBN: 9781791741044
Size: 52.57 MB
Format: PDF
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(This is the full-color version)Generations of adventurers and a life time of preparation serendipitously lead David Ashley to Colorado and to eventually hike the 500-mile Colorado Trail. This is a story like so many who hike long distance trails to satisfy the spirit of adventure and self-discovery, except this story explores the deeper question of purpose. We all are meant to be complete and fulfilled. Be it long-distance hiking or any other activity, this author believes in and demonstrates why it is so important for everyone to pursue and exist in their purpose. This book is also a great primer for thru-hiking with preparation tips, a chronology of life on the Colorado Trail, dozens of pro-tips, and thoughts about gear selection.