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Monarch Pass

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121 mi 195 km of trail 10 Featured Rides

Easy Trails 1 Trail Intermediate Trails 13 Trails Hard Trails 7 Trails

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The Tomichi Lodge (alt 10,300'), nestled in the town of Whitepine in the Gunnison National Forest, offers direct access to the Canyon Creek Trail, Boss Lake, Tomichi Pass (11,985'), Bald Mountain (12,851') and Monumental Peak (13,343'). Enjoy a rustic mountain experience with some key comforts including four bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, a fully stocked kitchen, electricity, indoor plumbing with hot showers and a seasonal, outdoor cowboy hot tub. Your mountain adventure basecamp awaits you.
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Trails in Monarch Pass - 10

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14.5 mi 23.3 km
#1 Monarch Crest Trail
Salida, CO
14.5 mi 23.3 km Salida, CO
All Clear
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Dry
13 hours ago
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6.8 mi 11.0 km
#2 Green's Creek
Salida, CO
6.8 mi 11.0 km Salida, CO
Unknown
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11.9 mi 19.1 km
#3 Canyon Creek Trail
Salida, CO
11.9 mi 19.1 km Salida, CO
All Clear
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63 days ago
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Saguache, CO
11.3 mi 18.2 km Saguache, CO
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Dry
85 days ago
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Buena Vista, CO
21.0 mi 33.8 km Buena Vista, CO
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Whitepine, CO
10.0 mi 16.2 km Whitepine, CO
All Clear
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83 days ago
8.6 mi 13.9 km
#7 CDT Chalk Creek Pass
St. Elmo, CO
8.6 mi 13.9 km St. Elmo, CO
Minor Issues
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Muddy, Snowy, Fallen Trees - couple of snow fields to cross so wear wool socks.
99 days ago
Salida, CO
14.6 mi 23.5 km Salida, CO
Minor Issues
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Fallen Trees - Just a couple fallen trees. All dry except at tiny brook crossings
81 days ago
4.5 mi 7.3 km
#9 Forest Road #888
Whitepine, CO
4.5 mi 7.3 km Whitepine, CO
Unknown
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Whitepine, CO
7.5 mi 12.1 km Whitepine, CO
Unknown
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