DISTANCE
11.2 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
3,490 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

dog friendly

backpacking

camping

hiking

nature trips

trail running

walking

forest

views

wild flowers

wildlife

rocky

scramble

hiking
4 months ago

This was a great hike. It was my first 14er and my wife and I were able to do it. It is more steep than the northern trail. The directions about the 4x4 trail are correct. You need to drive the extra 1.75 miles on forest road 503 to make it to the campsite and the trailhead.