Route: Mt Yale 360 (CO)

Submitted by IlanaJesse on Fri, 10/23/2020 - 12:14pm
Location
Colorado, US
Distance
21.8 mi
Vertical Gain
5800 ft
Description

This route is entirely runnable and combines speedy singletrack with breathtaking views, including an alpine lake, all while circumnavigating Mt. Yale (14,196').

  • Start at Avalanche Trailhead
  • Head north on the Colorado Trail
  • At saddle, descend north to Silver Creek TH
  • Turn left at County Road 365, continuing to N. Cottonwood Creek TH (~1.5 mi 4x4 road)
  • At junction, take left onto Kroenke Lake trail toward Brown's Pass
  • At Brown's Pass, descend all the way down to Denny Creek TH
  • Turn left at Highway 306 and punch the gas to speed back to Avalanche TH, closing the loop

Or run the opposite direction if you prefer.

GPS Track