3 edition of backpacking guide to the Weminuche Wilderness in the San Juan Mountains of Colorado found in the catalog.
backpacking guide to the Weminuche Wilderness in the San Juan Mountains of Colorado
Includes bibliographical references.
|Other titles||Backpacking guide to the Weminuche Wilderness ...|
|LC Classifications||GV199.42.C6 G42|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||x, 173 p. :|
|Number of Pages||173|
|LC Control Number||76372715|
Horseback Expeditions and Pack Trips. All of our trips are horseback, whether it be a two-hour horseback ride on our acre private Quarter Horse Ranch, a day ride into the San Juan National Forest, a five day basecamp pack trip or an extended expedition on . After stopping at Creede, hikers begin a roller coaster ride of ups and downs through the San Juan Mountains. Thankfully, with each “up”, hikers are treated with glorious views. The trail passes Jarosa Mesa, the highest point on the Colorado Trail (13,) near Coney Summit and then enters the remote Weminuche Wilderness.
This stunning path traverses through the San Juan Wilderness to high alpine lakes, each more beautiful than the last. The lower lake is just miles from the trailhead and offers a nice spot to camp for the night if you choose to make it a multi-day trek. Fifty-nine comprehensive trail descriptions for Colorado’s Weminuche and South San Juan Wilderness areas. Inside you’ll find: Hikes suited to every ability Accurate directions to popular as well as less-traveled trails Detailed trail descriptions with mile-by-mile directional cues GPS-compatible maps and route profiles Trail contacts and area regulations An index of hikes .
Officially Colorado's largest mountain range by area, the San Juan Mountains are at the southern end of Colorado's portion of the Rocky Mountains. Hikers have a . One such hidden gem is (yet another) Crater Lake, tucked away in the South San Juan Wilderness - an area labeled by many as "Colorado's wildest corner". The trailhead for Crater Lake is a fair distance off any major highway - roughly 18 miles off of US Highway - in close proximity to relatively unknown Elwood Pass (Forest Road ).
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This 5 day 4 night trekking trip traverses the incomparable Weminuche Wilderness in the San Juan Mountains. We’ll see areas like Elk Creek, the Colorado Trail, the Continental Divide, and the ever popular Chicago Basin.
This is the ultimate wilderness trekking trip in Colorado’s largest and most remote wilderness area. A backpacking guide to the Weminuche Wilderness in the San Juan Mountains of Colorado [Gebhardt, Dennis] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A backpacking guide to the Weminuche Wilderness in the San Juan Mountains of Colorado/5(2).
The largest wilderness in Colorado, the Weminuche wilderness contains a significant portion of the extremely rugged San Juan Mountains near the towns of Durango and Silverton, Colorado.
The area is known for exceptional scenic beauty and it’s landscapes are commonly found on postcards and calendars/5(2). A backpacking guide to the Weminuche Wilderness in the San Juan Mountains of Colorado by Gebhardt, Dennis and a great selection of related books, art.
Hiking Colorado's Weminuche and South San Juan Wilderness Areas, by Donna Ikenberry, $ Permits & Regulations No permits required, but LNT camping is a must. Set up at least feet from water, disperse wastewater, and ask rangers about closed lakeside sites and other local restrictions.
Contact San Juan National Forest: () I’ve written an e-guide that shortcuts you to the best trips Colorado has to offer. As the author of Colorado’s Wild Areas, I’ve used my extensive knowledge of Colorado’s mountains to hand-pick eight of the best backpacking trips in this state.
This guide will help you find and begin enjoying some of the best trails in the state. Maps:South San Juan/Del Norte, # ($, Trails Illustrated, ). Trail Info: San Juan/Rio Grande National Forests, Conejos Peak District, () ByAuthor: Ted Stedman.
Backpacking and Photography in Colorado’s San Juan Mountains. The San Juan Mountains of Colorado are considered by many to be the crown jewel of mountain ranges in the lower 48 United States. Rugged terrain, soaring peaks and endless wilderness.
Join us on a five day backpacking trip into the Weminuche Wilderness to photograph the Rocky. Description. Hiking Colorado’s Weminuche and South San Juan Wilderness Areas features fifty-seven of southwestern Colorado’s finest trails–from short day trips to extended backpacking this comprehensive guide, veteran local hiker Donna Ikenberry provides all the information you need to get the most out of hiking the stunning San Juan Mountains.
Ikenberry, Donna, Hiking Colorado’s Weminuche & South San Juan Wilderness Areas. Information on flora and fauna in the area can be found in: Kershaw, Linda J., Andy MacKinnon, and Jim Pojar, Plants of the Rocky Mountains. Dahms, David, Rocky Mountain Wildflowers (a pocket guide). Tekiela, Stan, Birds of Colorado.
Maps. Includes bibliographical references (p. ) A backpacking guide to the Weminuche Wilderness in the San Juan Mountains of ColoradoPages: A Backpacking Guide To The Weminuche Wilderness, In the San Juan Mountains of Colorado.
By Dennis Gebhardt. Basin Printing Co., Durango, CO. January Edition. Softcover. Illustrated with numerous b/w photos, drawings, maps, 2 large folding maps in back cover Rating: % positive.
This was an incredible journey. We spent eight days playing in the great outdoors in Southwest Colorado. This included climbing at a local crag, climbing one of our great 13ers in the area (Snowdon Peak), and then traveling into the backcountry of the great Weminuche Wilderness to visit Chicago Basin, the 14ers there, and end hiking out high on Endlich Mesa.
Wandering in the Weminuche, Colorado - July After another fun 4th of July in Ouray, I went on a 5-day backpacking loop in the Weminuche Wilderness in the San Juan Mountains of Colorado.
I left from the Beartown trailhead, hiked south along the Continental Divide Trail for a couple days until reaching the area of Flint Lakes and Rock Lake. More than a half million acres in size, the Weminuche Wilderness is Colorado's largest, more than twice the size of Flat Tops, the second largest.
As might be expected, the area contains the headwaters of dozens of major streams and rivers, feeding both the Rio Grande and San Juan rivers, two of the Southwest's most ecologically and culturally. Get this from a library. Hiking Colorado's Weminuche and South San Juan Wilderness areas.
[Donna Lynn Ikenberry] -- Fully updated and revised, this new edition now includes trails in the South San Juan Wilderness Area, adding up to more than forty comprehensive trail descriptions for Colorado's Weminuche and South.
Elk Park to Chicago Basin, Weminuche Wilderness, Colorado. Posted on Aug I was up early and the first to make my way out of the tent (can’t turn off the guide mode in me) and quickly had water going for coffee.
Colorado, lightweight backpacking, San Juan Mountains, Weminuche Wilderness. The Paperback of the Hiking Colorado's Weminuche and South San Juan Wilderness Areas by Donna Ikenberry at Barnes & Noble.
FREE Shipping on $35 or more Due to COVID, orders may be : Falcon Guides. Organized Groups: If you are planning a group trip to Chicago Basin, or anywhere in the Weminuche Wilderness, please contact the San Juan Mountains Association at () to obtain special information that may help you educate your group on wilderness camping and ethics before you leave home.
Colorado Wilderness Rides And Guides (CWRAG) designs, guides, and provides the most unique and custom Colorado backpacking adventures imaginable.
As a result of our intimate local knowledge, a world class national park in our backyard, the best professional team members, and superior logistical support, we will take you on a trip like no other. • Maps -- 7½’ Emerald Lake, San Juan National Forest The destination of many visitors to the Pine River country of the Weminuche Wilderness is magnificent Emerald Lake.
Emerald Lake is miles up Emerald Lake Trail and is noted for its size (second largest natural lake in Colorado at acres), its scenic beauty and good Size: KB. Colorado Trail Backpacking by San Juan Mountain Guides Level: and one day fishing, hiking or relaxing in the Weminuche Wilderness.
Hike up a peak in the San Juan Mountains to experience the reward of an unforgettable 3, to 5,foot descent down the mountain on your skis. Possible peaks include North Twilight Peak, The Grand Turk.Trip Report: Backpacking the Continental Divide Trail through the Weminuche Wilderness, Colorado, Summer Looking East from the Pass Below Rio Grande Pyramid and the Window.
This page provides a report of a backpacking trip I did during the summer of