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Sangre de Cristo Wilderness

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Recommended Routes in Sangre de Cristo Wilderness - 3

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Favorite Rainbow Trail on a fall evening.
Difficult

Rainbow Trail #1336: Hayden Creek to Methodist Mountain

31.8 mi 51.2 km 6,636' Up 2022.69 m Up 5,729' Down 1746.34 m Down

Salida, CO
Favorite Rainbow Trail on a fall evening.
Difficult

Rainbow Trail #1336

98.1 mi 157.8 km 14,891' Up 4538.67 m Up 14,697' Down 4479.55 m Down

Westcliffe, CO
Favorite The Rainbow Trail isn't short on views...
Intermediate

Bear Creek - Rainbow - Columbine loop

8.8 mi 14.2 km 1,347' Up 410.53 m Up 1,325' Down 403.97 m Down

Salida, CO

Sangre de Cristo Wilderness Biking

  • 211 Miles 339 Kilometers of Trail
  • 3 Recommended Routes
  • 0 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 6 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 4 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Sangre de Cristo Wilderness - 7

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15.5 mi 24.9 km #1Rainbow Trail #1336: Bear Creek to Mears Junction (Methodist M…
Intermediate/Difficult
Salida, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
Salida, CO
2.3 mi 3.8 km #2Columbine
Intermediate
Salida, CO
Intermediate
Salida, CO
16.3 mi 26.3 km #3Rainbow Trail #1336: Hayden Creek to Bear Creek
Difficult
Salida, CO
Difficult
Salida, CO
14.9 mi 24.0 km #4Rainbow Trail #1336: Lake Creek to Hayden Creek
Intermediate/Difficult
Crestone, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
Crestone, CO
18.4 mi 29.7 km #5Rainbow Trail #1336: Grape Creek to Alvarado
Intermediate/Difficult
Westcliffe, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
Westcliffe, CO
2.9 mi 4.6 km #6Sand Gulch USFS 124
Intermediate/Difficult
Salida, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
Salida, CO
1.5 mi 2.5 km #7Gutz
Difficult
Salida, CO
Difficult
Salida, CO 14 

Photos of Sangre de Cristo Wilderness - 21

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The Rainbow Trail isn't short on views...
Dec 22, 2015 near Salida, CO
Awesome turns through a snowy patch of the Rainbow Trail.
Dec 22, 2015 near Salida, CO
Rainbow Trail near Columbine Trail
Sep 7, 2016 near Salida, CO
Rainbow Trail on a fall evening.
Oct 23, 2016 near Salida, CO
You got the Gutz?
Dec 18, 2020 near Salida, CO
Top of the ridge, looking south
Feb 16, 2021 near Salida, CO
View of Methodist Mountain.
Apr 17, 2022 near Salida, CO
Beautiful views from this trail.
Apr 17, 2022 near Salida, CO