Fourteener country offers an abundance of ATV, Jeeping, biking and hiking trails. With so many trails and "Fourteeners" to be climbed, scaled, rock climbed, bouldered or just plain hiked, you'll be hard pressed to decide on just one. Come explore and play.... You'll find it hard to leave.
The 1,845-foot Alpine Tunnel cuts under Altman Pass and served the Denver, South Park and Pacific Railroad from Denver to St. Elmo and Gunnison. Completed in 1881 after 18 months of construction, it w... Details
The Barbara Whipple Trail is a popular trail in Buena Vista was named after Barbara Whipple (1920-1989), a local artist who owned an art gallery on Main Street in Buena Vista.
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Looking for a bike route that provides plenty of mountain scenery, a great workout, but requires less time and is easier on your body compared to the more intense mountain passes? Try a locals’ ... Details
Among the many challenging and rewarding mountain passes to ride in Colorado, Cottonwood Pass has to rank as one of the biggest prizes. Starting at the traffic light in Buena Vista (7,920’), Cha... Details
Independence Pass is the type of mountain pass that most cyclists dream of taking on. Starting in the quaint village of Twin Lakes, the road gently ascends into a canyon surrounded by large peaks and ... Details
The Midland Trail might be one of the best kept secrets in Buena Vista. The rocky ridge with pinions directly east of Buena Vista is named Midland Hill, and the Midland Trail leads to its summit.Altho... Details
The Mineral Belt Trail is a 12-mile trail all-season biking/walking trail that loops around the city of Leadville. It travels through aspen groves, forest and offers grand views of Leadville, Mt. Mass... Details
Poncha Pass is an excellent road biking route that provides mountain scenery, a strong workout, and perhaps most importantly, a decent-sized shoulder throughout the highway. Starting in Poncha Springs... Details
The Colorado Trail is an established, marked, and mostly non-motorized trail that transverses Colorado’s high country. The trail system offers hiking, biking, & cross country ski opportuniti... Details