Snow Mesa

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Snow Mesa is a 5.6 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Lake City, Colorado that offers the chance to see wildlife. The trail is rated as difficult and primarily used for hiking and trail running.

DISTANCE
5.6 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
1479 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

hiking

trail running

forest

views

wildlife

snow

The Snow Mesa is the largest expanse of tundra in the lower 48 states.  The trail is also part of the Colorado Trail. The hike offers amazing views of Uncompahgre, Matterhorn, and Wetterhorn.

snowshoeing
24 days ago

snow-shoed this a couple years ago. was amazing and a groomed trail. you get ridiculously close to the 13ers there. huge, amazing mesa. definitely check it out.