Burroughs Mountain


Day Hike - Burroughs Mountain

Stunning views + fall color: Loop hike to all 3 Burroughs starting at White River campground. Open to those with recent experience of similar distance/gain reaching altitudes above 5000' elevation. The ascending pace will be slow.

  • Strenuous
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 12.2 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,700 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 7,826 ft
  • Pace: 1.5-2.0 mph avg moving pace
  • Please be certain you can do this hike and have fun doing it. 3rd Burroughs is 7826' altitude.
  • Please have completed hike(s) with 10+ miles with gains >3000' in July/Aug/Sept & reaching altitude 5000' or greater
  • This hike is NOT for those who want to go faster than 1.5-2.0 mph (overall avg moving pace)
  • This hike will be canceled if any of the following occur
    • Smoke predictions are PM2.5 ≥ 60μg/m3 or AQI ≥ Orange
    • Conditions in which no visibility of the mountain is expected, e.g. weather
    • Any other hazardous conditions, e.g. excessive temperatures

Burroughs Mountain

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

The Ten Essentials

  • Navigation
  • Headlamp
  • Sun protection
  • First aid
  • Knife
  • Fire
  • Shelter
  • Extra food
  • Extra water
  • Extra clothes
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