3170 East Main Street
Cañon City, CO 81212
- 3 miles
- 3 - 4 hours
- Trailhead Elevation:
- 11248 feet
- Elevation Range:
- 11248 feet to 13600 feet
- Elevation Change:
- 2352 feet
- Summer to Fall
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This Trail intersects with the Vista trail, ”Handicapped accessible " and the Apishapa trail, Wade trail.
The view from the West Peak Trail are of the Cuchara Valley and North to Greenhorn Mountain and the Wet Mountain Valley. The Culebra Range is viewed to the West and South. The trail is hard for hiking.
There are Picnic sites, camping sites, sand parking at the Trailhead. There is a fee required to park at this trailhead.
Map + Directions
Travel SH #12 from La Veta to top of Cucharas Pass, approximately 16 miles. Turn Left on County Rd. #46 and continue on dirt rd. for 6 mi. to Cordova Pass Summit and trailhead to West Peak. Then hike 2 mi. to timber line and from there it is another 3/4mi. scramble to summit of West Peak.