Ira Spring & Putrid Pete's Peak Trails

Trip

Day Hike - Ira Spring Trail

This well trodden trail along the side of Bandera mountain offers the Alpine Lakes wilderness as well as extensive swaths of beargrass

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  • Moderate/Strenuous
  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)
  • Mileage: 6.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,550 ft

7:30 AM 65th Street Park and Ride

We are doing this hike midweek because it is so popular on weekends. There are several life zones and flower fields galore on the side of Bandera Mountain.

Route/Place

Ira Spring & Putrid Pete's Peak Trails


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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

The Ten Essentials

  1. Navigation
  2. Sun protection
  3. Insulation (extra clothing)
  4. Illumination
  5. First aid supplies
  6. Fire
  7. Repair kit and tools, including knife
  8. Nutrition (extra food)
  9. Hydration (extra water)
  10. Emergency shelter
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