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175 mi 281 km of trail 8 Recommended Routes

Easy Trails 9 Trails Intermediate Trails 32 Trails Hard Trails 8 Trails

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Recommended Routes in Leadville - 6

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Favorite The final cairn!
Difficult

Mt. Elbert

8.9 mi 14.4 km 4,410' Up 1344.26 m Up 4,410' Down 1344.07 m Down

Leadvil…, CO
Favorite Mt Sherman summit
Intermediate

Mt. Sherman

4.8 mi 7.7 km 1,972' Up 600.93 m Up 1,971' Down 600.71 m Down

Leadville, CO
Favorite A great view of the three apostles basin.
Intermediate/Difficult

Southern Cross CDT to CT Loop

84.4 mi 135.9 km 18,650' Up 5684.63 m Up 18,649' Down 5684.32 m Down

Leadvil…, CO
Favorite View from Mt. Massive's summit on a summer day.
Difficult

Mt. Massive via CDT

13.4 mi 21.5 km 4,400' Up 1340.98 m Up 4,400' Down 1340.99 m Down

Leadvil…, CO
Favorite View from Mt. Massive's summit on a summer day.
Difficult

Mt. Massive

7.3 mi 11.8 km 3,857' Up 1175.56 m Up 3,857' Down 1175.49 m Down

Leadvil…, CO
Favorite Mt Sherman summit
Difficult

Sherman-Sheridan from Iowa Gulch

5.9 mi 9.5 km 2,776' Up 846.02 m Up 2,777' Down 846.34 m Down

Leadville, CO

Trails in Leadville - 41

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13.3 mi 21.3 km #1CT - Segment 9: Tennessee Pass to Timberline Lake
Intermediate
Leadville North, CO
Intermediate
Leadville North, CO
6.4 mi 10.3 km #2Turquoise Lake Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Leadville North, CO
Easy/Intermediate
Leadville North, CO 11 
2.3 mi 3.6 km #3Timberline Lake
Intermediate
Leadville North, CO
Intermediate
Leadville North, CO 11 
21.5 mi 34.6 km #4CT - Segment 11: Mount Massive to Clear Creek
Intermediate
Leadville North, CO
Intermediate
Leadville North, CO
13.2 mi 21.3 km #5CDT: Halfmoon Creek to Timberline Lake (CO Sec. 24)
Intermediate
Leadville North, CO
Intermediate
Leadville North, CO
13.3 mi 21.4 km #6CDT: Timberline Lake to Tennessee Pass (CO Sec. 25)
Intermediate
Leadville North, CO
Intermediate
Leadville North, CO
1.0 mi 1.6 km #7Golddigger
Intermediate
Leadville, CO
Intermediate
Leadville, CO
0.6 mi 1.0 km #8Cold Feet
Intermediate
Leadville, CO
Intermediate
Leadville, CO
3.6 mi 5.8 km #9Mt. Massive Trail
Difficult
Leadville North, CO
Difficult
Leadville North, CO
1.0 mi 1.7 km #10Windsor Lake Trail
Difficult
Leadville North, CO
Difficult
Leadville North, CO
2.6 mi 4.2 km #11North Halfmoon Lakes Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Leadville North, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
Leadville North, CO
13.3 mi 21.4 km #12CT - Segment 10: Timberline Lake to Mount Massive
Intermediate
Leadville North, CO
Intermediate
Leadville North, CO
1.0 mi 1.7 km #13Giddy Up
Easy
Leadville, CO
Easy
Leadville, CO
0.7 mi 1.1 km #14And Again
Easy
Leadville, CO
Easy
Leadville, CO
2.2 mi 3.6 km #15Sangree Froelicher Hut Trail #1503
Intermediate/Difficult
Leadville, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
Leadville, CO
1.3 mi 2.1 km #16Timberline Beginner's Loop
Easy
Leadville North, CO
Easy
Leadville North, CO
1.1 mi 1.8 km #17Boulders
Intermediate
Leadville, CO
Intermediate
Leadville, CO
1.6 mi 2.6 km #18Wheelers Way
Intermediate
Leadville, CO
Intermediate
Leadville, CO
0.5 mi 0.8 km #19Elk Run
Intermediate
Leadville, CO
Intermediate
Leadville, CO
1.3 mi 2.1 km #20Mt. Massive / North Halfmoon Trail
Very Difficult
Leadville North, CO
Very Difficult
Leadville North, CO

Photos of Leadville - 53

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Mount Massive, 2ND highest Colorado 14er, still snow capped, second week of July 2019. View looking west from Halfmoon Road after climbing Mount Elbert earlier this day. Mount Massive at #2 ranked is only 6 feet lower than Mount Elbert.
Aug 10, 2019 near Leadvil…, CO
View of Mount Elbert looking west from Halfmoon Road, after the climb.
Aug 8, 2019 near Leadvil…, CO
Mt Sherman summit
Feb 27, 2015 near Leadville, CO
An old mining cabin with an impressive backdrop.
Oct 2, 2017 near Leadville, CO
Hikers on Sherman's ridge behind old mining structures.
Oct 2, 2017 near Leadville, CO
The Turquoise Lake Trail varies from sandy beach to packed-sand trail. You just can't beat the views.
Apr 8, 2017 near Leadvil…, CO
View from Mt. Massive's summit on a summer day.
Mar 5, 2015 near Leadvil…, CO
The middle lake in the winter. This is a tough one to snowshoe, and the route-finding is a bit more precarious in trying to steer clear of avalanche terrain.
Jan 30, 2020 near Leadvil…, CO