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Hiking the West Peak Trail in Colorado

While I was in Colorado, I solo hiked up the West Peak Trail in the town of Cuchara. This trail begins at Cordova Pass and winds across meadows and through forests until it climbs steadily up switchbacks to its terminus at the tree line of West Spanish Peak, a 13,800 foot mountain in the Sangre… Continue reading Hiking the West Peak Trail in Colorado

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Hiking the Spring Creek Trail in Cuchara, Colorado

The Spring Creek Trail is a moderate trail that winds up a slope and eventually connects with 2 other trails, the Baker Creek Trail and Indian Creek Trail. From this one trailhead, you can access miles upon miles of beautiful trails with grand views of the Cuchara Valley and its surrounding peaks. My partner for… Continue reading Hiking the Spring Creek Trail in Cuchara, Colorado