Colorado Alpine Trail Runs

  • 216 pages
  • Colorado Mountain Club
  • 978-1-937052-76-8
  • Jun 7, 2022

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  • Organized by geographical area so readers can discover the best trails across Colorado
  • Comprehensive info on routes, such as access, mileage, vertical details, directional cues, and difficulty
  • Best practices for mountain running, alpine safety, and Leave No Trace principles
  • 45 runs from mellow to technically challenging to suit a host of skill levels
High-mountain trail running is more popular than ever, combining the joys of alpine hiking and peak bagging with the thrill of covering a lot of ground and moving at a fast pace up high.

Colorado Alpine Trail Runs makes it easy to find great places to run in the mountains. This essential guidebook introduces you to beautiful, rugged trails and inspiring vistas across Colorado, providing key info, including route access, mileage, directional cues, and difficulty, as well as guidance around responsible outdoor recreation. The guide features 45 spectacular runs that vary in length from 4 miles to nearly 30, with a mix of options from introductory to technical, to suit a variety of skill levels. Every route reaches an elevation over 11,500 feet and includes a high-alpine pass, lake, or summit, allowing for spectacular 360-degree views.

Whether you’re seeking remote routes or reliable intel on a classic trail, this info-packed, indispensable guide will have you lacing up your trail shoes and heading for the mountains!


  • 216 pages
  • Colorado Mountain Club
  • 978-1-937052-76-8
  • Jun 7, 2022

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