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Hiking & Walking: Colorado > Pike and San Isabel National Forests > San Carlos Ranger District

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West Spanish Peak Trail

Beginning Elevation: 11,248 Feet (3506.2 Meters) Trailhead
Difficulty: Moderate
Elevation Gain: 1,786 Feet (556.7 Meters)
Ending Elevation: 11,248 Feet (3506.2 Meters) Trail ends at the cairn at timberline
High Point: 13,626 Feet (4247.5 Meters) West Spanish Peak
Length, One-way: 2.7 Miles (4.5 Kilometers) From the trailhead to the cairn
Trail Number: 1390
Usage: Heavy
USGS Map: Cuchara Peak, Herlick Canyon, Spanish Peaks

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General Description

West Spanish Peak with Dike
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West Spanish Peak with Dike
By the summer of 1999 it it hoped there will be developed camping and picnicking here. For now, there is a handicap accessible vault toilet at the trailhead. Parking on the top of Cordova Pass. Turn right into the parking lot, from here the trail is about 100 feet down the road on your left. Trail Registration is about 300 feet in.

Directions from La Veta: Travel 20 miles south of La Veta on Highway 12. Turn east on Forest Road 46 and take it 6 miles to the summit of Cordova Pass. There is a trailhead sign here.

Seasonal Information:
Normally Accessible: Late May through Mid-October (NOTE: By Summer 1999 - developed camping and a handicap accessible vault toilet at trailhead) .

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Visitor Information:

Pike and San Isabel National Forests, 1920 Valley Drive , Pueblo, CO, 81008, Phone: 719-545-8737

Pueblo Chamber of Commerce, 302 North Santa Fe Drive, P.O. Box 697 , Pueblo, CO, 81003, Phone: 800-233-3446, www.pueblochamber.org


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