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Recommended Routes in Leadville - 8

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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 The final cairn!
Difficult

Mt. Elbert Loop

14.5 mi 23.3 km 4,913' Up 1497.4 m Up 4,920' Down 1499.69 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 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 Mt Sherman summit
Intermediate/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
Favorite Mt Sherman summit
Intermediate/Difficult

Mount Sherman Via Iowa Gulch

4.6 mi 7.4 km 2,178' Up 663.71 m Up 2,178' Down 663.87 m Down

Leadville, CO

Leadville Hiking

  • 448 Miles 720 Kilometers of Trail
  • 10 Recommended Routes
  • 9 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 35 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 7 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Leadville - 41

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2.3 mi 3.6 km #1Timberline Lake
Intermediate
Leadville North, CO
Intermediate
Leadville North, CO 14 
13.3 mi 21.3 km #2CT - Segment 9: Tennessee Pass to Timberline Lake
Intermediate
Leadville North, CO
Intermediate
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6.4 mi 10.3 km #3Turquoise Lake Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Leadville North, CO
Easy/Intermediate
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1.0 mi 1.7 km #4Windsor Lake Trail
Difficult
Leadville North, CO
Difficult
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21.5 mi 34.6 km #5CT - Segment 11: Mount Massive to Clear Creek
Intermediate
Leadville North, CO
Intermediate
Leadville North, CO
13.2 mi 21.3 km #6CDT: Halfmoon Creek to Timberline Lake (CO Sec. 24)
Intermediate
Leadville North, CO
Intermediate
Leadville North, CO
13.3 mi 21.4 km #7CDT: Timberline Lake to Tennessee Pass (CO Sec. 25)
Intermediate
Leadville North, CO
Intermediate
Leadville North, CO
1.0 mi 1.6 km #8Golddigger
Intermediate
Leadville, CO
Intermediate
Leadville, CO
0.6 mi 1.0 km #9Cold Feet
Intermediate
Leadville, CO
Intermediate
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3.6 mi 5.8 km #10Mt. Massive Trail
Difficult
Leadville North, CO
Difficult
Leadville North, CO

Photos of Leadville - 55

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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
Mt Sherman summit
Feb 27, 2015 near Leadville, CO
View of Mount Elbert looking west from Halfmoon Road, after the climb.
Aug 8, 2019 near Leadvil…, 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
View from Mt. Massive's summit on a summer day.
Mar 5, 2015 near Leadvil…, 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
Mt Sherman summit view
Feb 27, 2015 near Leadville, CO