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The quintessential post adventure food and drink in Buena Vista is the Buena Viking. It is the newest food truck in Buena Vista, serving comfort food and sharing the patio with the Deerhammer, who makes awesome and powerful craft whiskey and gin drinks. There is live music on the weekends and a fire pit for hanging out. Dogs are prevalent and welcome.

Recommended Routes in Buena Vista - 6

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Favorite We made it to the top! Not bad for senior citizens!
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult

Midland Hill Out-and-Back

4.9 mi 7.9 km 1,586' Up 483.35 m Up 1,585' Down 483.1 m Down

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Favorite Mt. Princeton summit. Altitude has been shown to contribute to absurdity.
Difficult Difficult

Mt. Princeton

7.2 mi 11.7 km 3,236' Up 986.28 m Up 3,235' Down 985.89 m Down

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Buena Vista Hiking

  • 112 Miles 181 Kilometers of Trail
  • 6 Recommended Routes
  • 9 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 28 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 8 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Buena Vista - 39

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6.4 mi 10.3 km #1Browns Creek Trail #1429
Intermediate Intermediate
Alpine, CO
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1.5 mi 2.5 km #2Broken Boyfriend (6032A)
Intermediate Intermediate
Buena Vista, CO
Intermediate Intermediate
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1.4 mi 2.2 km #3Trail #6034
Easy/Intermediate Easy/Intermediate
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Easy/Intermediate Easy/Intermediate
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0.6 mi 0.9 km #4Riverside Trail
Easy Easy
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Easy Easy
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3.8 mi 6.1 km #5Camp Elevation Trail
Intermediate Intermediate
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Intermediate Intermediate
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1.4 mi 2.3 km #6Django Trail #6033
Intermediate Intermediate
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Intermediate Intermediate
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0.7 mi 1.2 km #7North Loop (6030)
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
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3.2 mi 5.2 km #8Three Elk Trail #1445
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
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4.7 mi 7.6 km #9Davis Meadow Trail #1413
Intermediate Intermediate
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Intermediate Intermediate
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1.1 mi 1.7 km #10Broken Boyfriend South
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
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Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
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Photos of Buena Vista - 70

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Hikers along the ridge, just a little above the switchbacking trail.
Jun 24, 2015 near Buena V…, CO
Mt. Princeton summit. Altitude has been shown to contribute to absurdity.
Jun 24, 2015 near Buena V…, CO
At about 6 miles roundtrip, Browns Creek Falls is a great destination if you don't want to go all the way to the lake.
Jun 22, 2017 near Alpine , CO
Effie on the summit in August. Mt. Princeton (14,197') on the left; Mt. Yale (14,196') obscured by clouds in center; Mt. Columbia (14,073') on the right.
Mar 4, 2019 near Buena V…, CO
We made it to the top! Not bad for senior citizens!
Jun 16, 2019 near Buena V…, CO
The wildflowers are in full bloom and incredible all along the trail.
Jul 6, 2019 near Alpine , CO
Sunrise hitting Mt. Princeton from the top of Midland Hill, 1/1/21
May 16, 2021 near Buena V…, CO
The creek right below the falls.
Aug 1, 2021 near Alpine , CO

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