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Colorado 14ers: Mount of the Holy Cross via the North Ridge

This 10.3-miler outside Vail is a leg- and lung-buster, but at the end of the day you’ll touch the sky on the summit of one of Colorado’s fabled Fourteeners.

Rating

-Mapped by Caitlin May

To Trailhead

From Denver, I-70 W to US 24 S (exit 171). In 5 mi., turn R onto Tigiwon Rd. Go 8.5 mi. to parking lot and Half Moon Campground @ trailhead.

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