High Elevation Wildflower Hike


High Country

best seasons:


Hit this hike at the right time during the summer (usually mid-July), and you’ll be rewarded with a spectacular wildflower show!

Start on the Colorado Trail near Little Molas Lake, making an arc westward and south to the Pass Creek Trail, then finish on Coal Bank Pass.

While this 16 mile through-hike features long miles, the trail walking is easy and quick.

Click here for a detailed write-up on this route!

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