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Colorado 14ers: Mount Elbert

This 11.6-mile route wanders through a lovely forest, climbs wind-swept slopes and ends with top-of-the-world vistas on Colorado’s tallest peak.

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-Mapped by Timm Paxson

To Trailhead

From Leadville, take US 24 S to CO 82 W (toward Twin Lakes). In 4.2 mi., turn R onto CR 24. Go 1.2 mi. to trailhead parking area on L.

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