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63 mi 102 km of trail 6 Featured Hikes

Easy Trails 11 Trails Intermediate Trails 13 Trails Hard Trails 3 Trails

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Featured Hikes in Blue River - 6

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Favorite A couple takes a nice rest among the wildflowers before the final ascent to Quandary Peak.
Intermediate/Difficult

Quandary Peak

6.4 mi 10.3 km • Loop • 3,169 ft Ascent 965.85 m Ascent

(104) Brecken…, CO
Favorite Area above Mohawk Lake
Intermediate

Mohawk Lakes

4.3 mi 6.9 km • Loop • 1,267 ft Ascent 386.08 m Ascent

(33) Brecken…, CO
Favorite View on Mt Guyot from Mt Bold.
Intermediate/Difficult

Bald Mountain

10.5 mi 17.0 km • Loop • 3,075 ft Ascent 937.37 m Ascent

(3) Brecken…, CO
Favorite Nearing the summit of Father Dyer Peak looking down at lower crystal lake and the 3rd class ridge
Difficult

Father Dyer Peak to Crystal Peak via Crystal Lakes Route

9.7 mi 15.7 km • Loop • 3,371 ft Ascent 1027.54 m Ascent

(1) Brecken…, CO
Favorite Waterfall at the top of the trail.
Intermediate

McCullough Gulch Waterfall Out and Back

2.3 mi 3.7 km • Out and Back • 465 ft Ascent 141.8 m Ascent

(14) Brecken…, CO
Favorite Father Dyer Peak and the 3rd class ridge is in the center and left of the photo. Crystal Peak is in the sun just in view to the right of Father Dyer Peak.
Intermediate

Crystal Peak Northeast Ridge

9.5 mi 15.3 km • Loop • 3,139 ft Ascent 956.89 m Ascent

(2) Brecken…, CO

Trails in Blue River - 21

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2.6 mi 4.2 km #1Mayflower Gulch Road
Easy/Intermediate
Copper Mountain, CO
Easy/Intermediate
2.6 mi 4.2 km Copper Mountain, CO 18 
1.3 mi 2.0 km #2Aspen Alley Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Breckenridge, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
1.3 mi 2.0 km Breckenridge, CO
2.5 mi 4.0 km #3McCullough Gulch Trail #43
Intermediate/Difficult
Breckenridge, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
2.5 mi 4.0 km Breckenridge, CO 12 
10.3 mi 16.5 km #4Wheeler Trail
Extremely Difficult
Breckenridge, CO
Extremely Difficult
10.3 mi 16.5 km Breckenridge, CO
3.0 mi 4.8 km #5Blue River Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Breckenridge, CO
Easy/Intermediate
3.0 mi 4.8 km Breckenridge, CO
2.8 mi 4.4 km #6Bakers Tank Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Breckenridge, CO
Easy/Intermediate
2.8 mi 4.4 km Breckenridge, CO
1.4 mi 2.3 km #7Black Powder Pass
Intermediate
Breckenridge, CO
Intermediate
1.4 mi 2.3 km Breckenridge, CO
2.1 mi 3.3 km #8Crystal Lakes Trail #44
Intermediate/Difficult
Breckenridge, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
2.1 mi 3.3 km Breckenridge, CO
1.3 mi 2.1 km #9Mountain Pride Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Breckenridge, CO
Easy/Intermediate
1.3 mi 2.1 km Breckenridge, CO
2.2 mi 3.5 km #10Crystal Lakes Road #803
Intermediate
Breckenridge, CO
Intermediate
2.2 mi 3.5 km Breckenridge, CO
3.2 mi 5.1 km #11Burro Trail
Intermediate
Breckenridge, CO
Intermediate
3.2 mi 5.1 km Breckenridge, CO
17.4 mi 28.0 km #12Boreas Pass Road
Easy/Intermediate
Breckenridge, CO
Easy/Intermediate
17.4 mi 28.0 km Breckenridge, CO
1.9 mi 3.1 km #13Spruce Creek Road #800
Intermediate
Breckenridge, CO
Intermediate
1.9 mi 3.1 km Breckenridge, CO
0.8 mi 1.4 km #14Crystal Peak Summit Route
Extremely Difficult
Breckenridge, CO
Extremely Difficult
0.8 mi 1.4 km Breckenridge, CO
0.8 mi 1.2 km #15Aqueduct Road
Easy/Intermediate
Breckenridge, CO
Easy/Intermediate
0.8 mi 1.2 km Breckenridge, CO
0.6 mi 1.0 km #16Gold Hill Doubletrack
Intermediate
Copper Mountain, CO
Intermediate
0.6 mi 1.0 km Copper Mountain, CO
1.2 mi 1.9 km #17True Romance Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Breckenridge, CO
Easy/Intermediate
1.2 mi 1.9 km Breckenridge, CO
1.6 mi 2.5 km #18Humbug Creek Irrigation Road
Easy/Intermediate
Copper Mountain, CO
Easy/Intermediate
1.6 mi 2.5 km Copper Mountain, CO
0.5 mi 0.8 km #19Crossing Route
Easy/Intermediate
Breckenridge, CO
Easy/Intermediate
0.5 mi 0.8 km Breckenridge, CO
4.5 mi 7.3 km #20Peak Nine Road
Intermediate
Breckenridge, CO
Intermediate
4.5 mi 7.3 km Breckenridge, CO
1.4 mi 2.3 km #21Briar Rose Mine Road
Intermediate/Difficult
Breckenridge, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
1.4 mi 2.3 km Breckenridge, CO

Photos of Blue River - 61

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A couple takes a nice rest among the wildflowers before the final ascent to Quandary Peak.
Jul 9, 2017 near Brecken…, CO
A happy goat admires the views from the Quandary Peak Trail.
Jul 9, 2017 near Brecken…, CO
A curious mother mountain goat, baby in tow, chilling right on the trail. These creatures won't hesitate to check you out.
Mar 2, 2015 near Brecken…, CO
on Quandary Peak Trail
Jul 24, 2019 near Brecken…, CO
Upper Blue Lake and the spillway sit peacefully below the Continental Divide.
Jul 9, 2017 near Brecken…, CO
Bask in the gorgeous views of North Star Mountain from the ridge on Quandary Peak.
Feb 2, 2017 near Brecken…, CO
Looking back from the ridge-line prior to the final ascent.
Jun 25, 2016 near Brecken…, CO
Home. Sweet. Home.
Feb 29, 2016 near Brecken…, CO

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