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Colorado 14ers: Mount Princeton

Drawn-out switchbacks lead past jumbled boulder gardens and old mining ruins to a sweeping finale above the high tundra. Post-trip bonus: Soak in the steamy baths at Princeton Hot Springs.

Rating

-Mapped by Timm Paxson

To Trailhead

From Buena Vista, take US 285 S for 8 mi. (toward Nathrop). Turn R onto CR 162. In 4.4 mi., turn R onto CR 321. In 1.3 mi., turn L onto CR 322. Go .9 mi. to trailhead parking area.

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