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Trip Name / Links to Description 1-Way (mi) Rise (ft) Difficulty
Bailey Lakes Trail #1859. USFS webpage.
See section "Baily Lakes Trail 1859" in Westwinds Press book The Hiking and Camping Guide to the Flat Tops Wilderness.
1.5 + approach +880  
Beaver Creek Ski Resort Trail System. Beaver Creek website. Beaver Creek summer trails map. USFS webpage.
Beaver Lake / Turquoise Lakes Trail #2109. USFS Beaver Lake webpage. USFS Beaver Lake quicksheet. USFS Turquoise Lakes webpage.
See chapter "40 Beaver Lake" in Alpenrose Press book The Vail Hiker and Ski Touring Guide.
See chapter "33 Beaver Lake" in Falcon Guides book Best Hikes Near Breckenridge and Vail.
See chapter "42 Turquoise Lakes" in Alpenrose Press book The Vail Hiker and Ski Touring Guide.
See description "Beaver Creek Trail 2109 / Turquoise Lake Trail" under "Non-Mechanized Trails" on Latitude 40's Vail & Eagle Colorado Trails Recreation Topo Map.
See description "Beaver Lake and Turquoise Lakes Trail #2109" under "West Map Trails" on Sky Terrain's map Summit, Vail & Holy Cross.
7.7 +3,180 Moderate
Big Fish Trail #1819. USFS webpage. USFS quicksheet. ORIC Trip Map/Description Sheet (B).
See section "Big Fish Trail 1819" in Westwinds Press book The Hiking and Camping Guide to the Flat Tops Wilderness.
ORIC FAVORITE
6.5 +2,223 Moderate
Big Park Trail #1892. No information available.      
Big Ridge Cutoff Trail #2228. Also known as #1820.1A.
See section "Big Ridge Cutoff Trail 1820.1A" in Westwinds Press book The Hiking and Camping Guide to the Flat Tops Wilderness.
2.0 +1,431  
Big Ridge Trail #1820. USFS webpage. USFS quicksheet.
See section "Big Ridge Trail 1820" in Westwinds Press book The Hiking and Camping Guide to the Flat Tops Wilderness.
9.5 +2,787 Strenuous
Bighorn Creek Trail #2013. USFS webpage. USFS quicksheet. Vail Hiking Guide.
See chapter "3 Bighorn Cabin" in Alpenrose Press book The Vail Hiker and Ski Touring Guide.
See description "Bighorn Cr Trail #2013" under "West Map Trails" on Sky Terrain's map Summit, Vail & Holy Cross.
See description "Bighorn Creek Trail 2013" under "Non-Mechanized Trails" on Latitude 40's Vail & Eagle Colorado Trails Recreation Topo Map.
See description "Bighorn Tr 2013" under "Vail/Eagle County" on Latitude 40's Summit County Colorado Trails Recreation Topo Map.
3.25 +2,180 Strenuous
Booth Creek Trail #2011. USFS webpage. USFS quicksheet. Vail Hiking Guide.
See chapter "1. Booth Creek Trail" in Colorado Mountain Club book Pack Guide: The Best Vail Valley Hikes.
See chapter "1 Booth Falls and Lake" in Alpenrose Press book The Vail Hiker and Ski Touring Guide.
See chapter "22 Booth Lake" in Falcon Guides book Best Hikes Near Breckenridge and Vail.
See chapter "24 Booth Lake" in Altitude book The Best Hikes of Colorado.
See chapter "77 Booth Creek Falls" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Waterfalls in Colorado.
See description "Booth Cr Trail #2011' under "West Map Trails" on Sky Terrain's map Summit, Vail & Holy Cross.
See description "Booth Creek Trail 2011 to Booth Lake" under "Non-Mechanized Trails" on Latitude 40's Vail & Eagle Colorado Trails Recreation Topo Map.
See description "Booth Lake Tr 2011" under "Vail/Eagle County" on Latitude 40's Summit County Colorado Trails Recreation Topo Map.
4.1 +3,036 Moderate to Strenuous
Boulder Lake Trail #2262. USFS quicksheet.
See section "Boulder Lake Trail 2262" in Westwinds Press book The Hiking and Camping Guide to the Flat Tops Wilderness.
2.25 + approach +836 Moderate
Bowman's Shortcut Trail #1851. Also known as #2133. USFS webpage. USFS quicksheet. Citizens for Roadless Area Defense webpage.
See chapter "2. Bowman's Shortcut to Top of the World" in Colorado Mountain Club book Pack Guide: The Best Vail Valley Hikes.
See chapter "10 Bowman's Shortcut / Commando Ski Run" in Alpenrose Press book The Vail Hiker and Ski Touring Guide.
See chapter "20 Bowman's Shortcut Trail" in Falcon Guides book Best Hikes Near Breckenridge and Vail.
See description "Bowman's Shortcut / Commando Run Trail" under "West Map Trails" on Sky Terrain's map Summit, Vail & Holy Cross.
See description "The Commando Run - Bowman's Shortcut" under "Multi-Use / Non-Motorized Trails" on Latitude 40's Vail & Eagle Colorado Trails Recreation Topo Map.
See description "Commando Run - Bowman's Shortcut / Vail Pass to Vail" under "Vail/Eagle County" on Latitude 40's Summit County Colorado Trails Recreation Topo Map.
4.2 +1,230 Moderate
Brady Trail #2132. examiner.com webpage. 1.4 +725  
Buck Creek Trail #2106. USFS webpage.
See chapter "39 Buck Creek" in Alpenrose Press book The Vail Hiker and Ski Touring Guide.
See description "Buck Cr Trail under "West Map Trails" on Sky Terrain's map Summit, Vail & Holy Cross.
3.5 +2,220  
Carhart Trail #1815. USFS webpage. USFS quicksheet.
See section "Carhart 1815" in Westwinds Press book The Hiking and Camping Guide to the Flat Tops Wilderness.
5.3 loop +358 Moderate
Chinese Wall Trail #1803. USFS webpage. USFS quicksheet. ORIC Trip Map/Description Sheet (F).
See section "Chinese Wall Trail 1803" in Westwinds Press book The Hiking and Camping Guide to the Flat Tops Wilderness.
18.0 +2,805 Strenuous
Cliff Lake Trail #1831. USFS webpage. USFS quicksheet. 3.5 +1,960 Moderate
Colorado Trail #2108 - Segment 8. Also is the Continental Divide Trail. Also known as #1776. Southwest from Copper Mountain to Tennessee Pass through Camp Hale. Only the half west of Kokomo Pass is in this region. USFS webpage. USFS quicksheet 1. USFS quicksheet 2.
See chapter for Segment 8 in Colorado Mountain Club's book The Colorado Trail.
See chapter "33 Cataract Creek" in Alpenrose Press book The Vail Hiker and Ski Touring Guide.
See chapter "34 Tennessee Pass to Camp Hale" in Alpenrose Press book The Vail Hiker and Ski Touring Guide.
See chapter "49. Old Railroad Run" in Colorado Mountain Club book Colorado's Quiet Winter Trails.
See description "Colorado Trail - Searle Pass to Camp Hale" under "Multi-Use / Non-Motorized Trails" on Latitude 40's Vail & Eagle Colorado Trails Recreation Topo Map.
12.5   Moderate to Strenuous
Craig Peak Road/Trail #646. Wildernet webpage. 2.0    
Cross Creek & Fall Creek Two Car Shuttle. Route uses three trails: Cross Creek Trail #2006, Fancy Creek/Pass Trail #2006, and Fall Creek Trail #2001. See trail listings below. Full route description: ORIC Trip Map/Description Sheet (L).
ORIC FAVORITE
26.78 +6,077 Strenuous
Cross Creek Trail #1855. USFS webpage. USFS quicksheet.
See chapter "29 Cross Creek Trail" in Falcon Guides book Best Hikes Near Breckenridge and Vail.
6.43 +1,861 Moderate
Cross Creek Trail #2006. Continues as Fancy Creek/Pass Trail #2006. See listing below. USFS webpage. USFS quicksheet. ORIC Trip Map/Description Sheet (M).
See chapter "7 Cross Creek Trail" in Falcon Guides book Best Easy Day Hikes Vail.
See chapter "18 Cross Creek" in Alpenrose Press book The Vail Hiker and Ski Touring Guide.
See description "Cross Creek Trail #2006" under "West Map Trails" on Sky Terrain's map Summit, Vail & Holy Cross.
See description "Cross Creek Tr 2006" under "Minturn - East Side of map" on Latitude 40's Vail & Eagle Colorado Trails Recreation Topo Map.
ORIC FAVORITE
14.0 +4,045 Easy to Strenuous
Dead Dog Trail #2220. USFS webpage. USFS quicksheet.
See description "Dead Dog Trail #2220" under "West Map Trails" on Sky Terrain's map Summit, Vail & Holy Cross.
4.26 + approach +3,090 Moderate
Deer Lake Trail #1802. USFS webpage.
See section "Deer Lake Trail 1802" in Westwinds Press book The Hiking and Camping Guide to the Flat Tops Wilderness.
3.6 + approach    
Deluge Lake Trail #2014. USFS webpage. USFS quicksheet. Vail Hiking Guide.
See chapter "4 Deluge Lake" in Alpenrose Press book The Vail Hiker and Ski Touring Guide.
See description "Deluge Lake Trail #2014" under "West Map Trails" on Sky Terrain's map Summit, Vail & Holy Cross.
See description "Deluge Lake Tr 2014" under "Vail - East Side of map" on Latitude 40's Vail & Eagle Colorado Trails Recreation Topo Map.
3.8 +3,102 Strenuous
Derby Creek Middle Fork Trail #1858. Citizens for Roadless Area Defense webpage.
See section "Middle Derby Trail 1858" in Westwinds Press book The Hiking and Camping Guide to Colorado's Flat Tops Wilderness.
5.5 +1,303  
Derby Creek South Fork Trail #1857. USFS quicksheet. Citizens for Roadless Area Defense webpage.
See section "South Derby Trail 1857" in Westwinds Press book The Hiking and Camping Guide to the Flat Tops Wilderness.
4.25 +1,171 Strenuous
Devil's Causeway Trail #1803.3. Line but no number on USFS forest map. USFS webpage. ORIC Trip Map/Description Sheet (F). 1.2 + approach    
Doe Creek Ridge / Stock Driveway Trail #2269. Also known as Turret-Crescent Trail. USFS webpage.
See section "Turret-Crescent Trail 2269" in Westwinds Press book The Hiking and Camping Guide to the Flat Tops Wilderness.
5.9    
Doe Creek Trail #2259. USFS quicksheet.
See section "Doe Creek Trail 2259" in Westwinds Press book The Hiking and Camping Guide to the Flat Tops Wilderness.
3.3 + approach +1,313 Strenuous
East Lake Creek Trail #1880. USFS webpage. USFS quicksheet.
See chapter "10 East Lake Creek Trail" in Falcon Guides book Best Easy Day Hikes Vail.
See chapter "43 East Lake Creek" in Alpenrose Press book The Vail Hiker and Ski Touring Guide.
See chapter "34 East Lake Creek" in Falcon Guides book Best Hikes Near Breckenridge and Vail.
See description "East Lake Cr Trail #1880" under "West Map Trails" on Sky Terrain's map Summit, Vail & Holy Cross.
12.5 +4,017 Moderate
Edge Lake Trail #1879.
See section "Edge Lake Trail" in Westwinds Press book The Hiking and Camping Guide to the Flat Tops Wilderness.
1.0 + approach +230  
Fall Creek Trail #2001. USFS webpage. USFS quicksheet.
See chapter "15. Seven Sisters Lakes / Fall Creek Pass / Whitney Peak" in Colorado Mountain Club book Pack Guide: The Best Vail Valley Hikes.
See chapter "17. Tuhare Lakes" in Colorado Mountain Club book Pack Guide: The Best Vail Valley Hikes.
See chapter "16 Lake Constantine" in Alpenrose Press book The Vail Hiker and Ski Touring Guide.
See chapter "17 Tuhare Lakes" in Alpenrose Press book The Vail Hiker and Ski Touring Guide.
See chapter "29 Seven Sisters Lakes" in Alpenrose Press book The Vail Hiker and Ski Touring Guide.
See chapter "31 Lake Constantine" in Falcon Guides book Best Hikes Near Breckenridge and Vail.
See chapter "Notch Mountain" in Westcliffe book Colorado Above Treeline.
See description "Fall Creek Trail #2001" under "West Map Trails" on Sky Terrain's map Summit, Vail & Holy Cross.
See description "Fall Creek Pass Tr 2001" under "Minturn - East Side of map" on Latitude 40's Vail & Eagle Colorado Trails Recreation Topo Map.
8.7 +2,807 Strenuous
Fancy Creek/Pass Trail #2006. Continues as Cross Creek Trail #2006. See listing above. USFS webpage. USFS quicksheet.
See chapter "10. Missouri Pass / Fancy Pass" in Colorado Mountain Club book Pack Guide: The Best Vail Valley Hikes.
See chapter "30 Fancy Lake" in Alpenrose Press book The Vail Hiker and Ski Touring Guide.
See chapter "31 Fancy-Missouri Pass Loop" in Alpenrose Press book The Vail Hiker and Ski Touring Guide.
See chapter "Missouri Lakes and Fancy Lake Loop" in Westcliffe book Colorado Above Treeline.
See description "Fancy Creek Trail #2006" under "West Map Trails" on Sky Terrain's map Summit, Vail & Holy Cross.
See description "Fancy Pass Tr 2006" under "Minturn - East Side of map" on Latitude 40's Vail & Eagle Colorado Trails Recreation Topo Map.
4.4 +2,451 Strenuous
Fawn Creek Trail #1838.
See section "Fawn Creek Trail 1838" in Westwinds Press book The Hiking and Camping Guide to the Flat Tops Wilderness.
     
Fowler Creek Trail #2256. Labeled #2254 on USFS forest map. USFS webpage. USFS quicksheet.
See section "Fowler Creek Trail 2256" in Westwinds Press book The Hiking and Camping Guide to the Flat Tops Wilderness.
6.5 +3,181 Strenuous
Fowler Rim Trail #2257. Labeled #2253 on USFS forest map.
See section "Fowler Rim Trail 2257" in Westwinds Press book The Hiking and Camping Guide to the Flat Tops Wilderness.
     
Gold Dust Trail #1896. Also known as #1406. Wildernet webpage. summitpost.org webpage. 4.0    
Gore Creek Trail #2015. USFS webpage. USFS quicksheet. Vail Hiking Guide.
See chapter "1 Gore Creek Trail" in Falcon Guides book Best Easy Day Hikes Vail.
See chapter "5 Red Buffalo Pass Cabin" in Alpenrose Press book The Vail Hiker and Ski Touring Guide.
See chapter "6 Gore Creek" in Alpenrose Press book The Vail Hiker and Ski Touring Guide.
See description "Gore Valley Tr 2015" under "Vail - East Side of map" on Latitude 40's Vail & Eagle Colorado Trails Recreation Topo Map.
See description "Gore Creek Trail 2015" under "Non-Mechanized Trails" on Latitude 40's Vail & Eagle Colorado Trails Recreation Topo Map.
6.8 +3,107 Moderate to Strenuous
Gore Lake Trail #2015.1A. USFS webpage.
See chapter "7 Gore Lake" in Alpenrose Press book The Vail Hiker and Ski Touring Guide.
See chapter "21 Gore Lake" in Falcon Guides book Best Hikes Near Breckenridge and Vail.
2.0.+ approach +1,190  
Grouse Creek West Trail #2129 / 2129.B. USFS webpage. USFS quicksheet.
See chapter "21 West Grouse Creek" in Alpenrose Press book The Vail Hiker and Ski Touring Guide.
See chapter "27 West Grouse Creek Trail" in Falcon Guides book Best Hikes Near Breckenridge and Vail.
See description "Grouse Mtn #2010 & W Grouse Cr #2129" under "West Map Trails" on Sky Terrain's map Summit, Vail & Holy Cross.
See description "West Grouse Creek Tr 2129" under "Minturn - East Side of map" on Latitude 40's Vail & Eagle Colorado Trails Recreation Topo Map.
9.0 +4,320 Strenuous
Grouse Lake Trail #2127. USFS webpage. USFS quicksheet.
See chapter "20 Grouse Lake" in Alpenrose Press book The Vail Hiker and Ski Touring Guide.
See chapter "26 Grouse Lake" in Falcon Guides book Best Hikes Near Breckenridge and Vail.
See description "Grouse Lake Trail #2127" under "West Map Trails" on Sky Terrain's map Summit, Vail & Holy Cross.
See description "Grouse Lake Tr 2127" under "Minturn - East Side of map" on Latitude 40's Vail & Eagle Colorado Trails Recreation Topo Map.
4.6 +2,865 Strenuous
Grouse Mountain Trail #2010. USFS webpage. USFS quicksheet.
See description "Grouse Mtn #2010 & W Grouse Cr #2129" under "West Map Trails" on Sky Terrain's map Summit, Vail & Holy Cross.
6.4 + approach +4,357 Strenuous
Hack Lake Special Recreation Management Area Trail System. Includes Ute-Sweetwater Trail #2032. See listing below. (Bureau of Land Management.) BLM webpage. BLM brochure/map.      
Half Moon Pass / Mount of the Holy Cross Trail #2009. USFS Half Moon webpage. USFS Half Moon quicksheet. USFS Holy Cross webpage
See chapter "14 Half Moon Pass Trail / Mount of the Holy Cross" in Alpenrose Press book The Vail Hiker and Ski Touring Guide.
See chapter "16 Eagle County: Mount of the Holy Cross" in Alpenrose Press book The Vail Hiker and Ski Touring Guide.
See description "Half Moon / Mount of the Holy Cross Trail #2009" under "West Map Trails" on Sky Terrain's map Summit, Vail & Holy Cross.
See description "Half Moon Pass Tr 2009" under "Minturn - East Side of map" on Latitude 40's Vail & Eagle Colorado Trails Recreation Topo Map.
6.5 +3,705 Strenuous
Hill Creek Trail #2255. USFS webpage. USFS quicksheet.
See section "Hill Creek Trail 2255" in Westwinds Press book The Hiking and Camping Guide to the Flat Tops Wilderness.
4.3 +2,903 Strenuous
Himes Peak Trail #1877. USFS webpage. USFS quicksheet.
See section "Himes Peak Trail 1877" in Westwinds Press book The Hiking and Camping Guide to the Flat Tops Wilderness.
4.5 +761 Moderate
Homesteak Creek Middle Fork Trail. No information available.      
Hooper Lake Trail #1860 / #1860.1A. USFS webpage.
See section "Hooper Lake Trail 1860" in Westwinds Press book The Hiking and Camping Guide to the Flat Tops Wilderness
5.7 +1,240
Horse Lake Trail. Line but no number on USFS forest map. No information available.      
Indian Cliffs Trail #1877. Wildernet webpage. 4.0    
Ironedge Trail #1873. Also known as Charles Peak Trail. USFS webpage. USFS quicksheet. 6.0 +3,035 Moderate
Island Lakes Trail #1842. USFS quicksheet (from Trappers Lake). USFS webpage (from Hooper Lake). USFS quicksheet (from Hooper Lake).
See section "Island Lake Trail 1842" in Westwinds Press book The Hiking and Camping Guide to the Flat Tops Wilderness.
9.8 + approach +1,093 Strenuous
Johnny Meyers Lake Trail #2067.
See section "Johnny Meyers Lake Trail 2067" in Westwinds Press book The Hiking and Camping Guide to the Flat Tops Wilderness.
6.5 + approach    
Konopic Trail #1806 / Konopic Cutoff Trail #2206. USFS #1806 webpage. USFS #2206 webpage. 5.1 / 1.8    
Lake Charles Trail #1899. USFS webpage. USFS quicksheet.
See chapter "6. Lake Charles / Mystic Island Lake" in Colorado Mountain Club book Pack Guide: The Best Vail Valley Hikes.
See chapter "46 Lake Charles and Mystic Island Lake" in Alpenrose Press book The Vail Hiker and Ski Touring Guide.
See chapter "35 Lake Charles" in Falcon Guides book Best Hikes Near Breckenridge and Vail.
5.5 +1,936 Moderate
Lilly Pond / Picket Pin Trail #1811. USFS webpage. USFS quicksheet.
See section "Picket Pin -- Lilly Pond Trail 1811" in Westwinds Press book The Hiking and Camping Guide to the Flat Tops Wilderness.
8.16 +2,012 Strenuous
Little Trappers Lake / Stillwater Trail #1814. USFS webpage. 4.1 + approach +1,689  
Lonesome Lake Trail #2126. USFS webpage. USFS quicksheet.
See chapter "8. Lonesome Lake" in Colorado Mountain Club book Pack Guide: The Best Vail Valley Hikes.
See chapter "32 Lonesome Lake" in Alpenrose Press book The Vail Hiker and Ski Touring Guide.
4.9 +1,631 Moderate
Long Park Trail #1809 / #1809.2. USFS webpage. USFS quicksheet. 2.0 +1,202 Strenuous
Lost Creek Trail #1808. USFS webpage. USFS quicksheet. 4.0 +883 Easy
Lost Lake Trail #2224. USFS webpage. USFS quicksheet. Citizens for Roadless Area Defense webpage. 2.8 +1,509 Moderate
Lost Lakes Trail #1812. USFS webpage. USFS quicksheet. 3.5 + approach +1,183 Moderate
Lost Park Trail #1805. USFS webpage. USFS quicksheet. 3.77 + approach +723 Easy
Lost Solar Trail #1828. USFS webpage. USFS quicksheet.
See section "Lost Solar Trail 1828" in Westwinds Press book The Hiking and Camping Guide to the Flat Tops Wilderness.
8.0 + approach +3,400 Strenuous
Martin Creek Trail #2128. USFS webpage. USFS quicksheet.
See chapter "19 Martin Creek" in Alpenrose Press book The Vail Hiker and Ski Touring Guide.
See description "Martin Creek Trail #2128" under "West Map Trails" on Sky Terrain's map Summit, Vail & Holy Cross.
6.9 +2,921 Strenuous
Marvine Peak (Big) Trail #2258. Also known as #1822.2A. USFS webpage.
See section "Big Marvine Trail 1822.2A" in Westwinds Press book The Hiking and Camping Guide to the Flat Tops Wilderness.
2.1 + approach    
Marvine Trail #1823. USFS webpage. USFS quicksheet.
See chapter "25 Marvine Loop" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Colorado.
See section "Marvine Trail 1823" in Westwinds Press book The Hiking and Camping Guide to the Flat Tops Wilderness.
11.0 +2,965 Moderate
Marvine Trail (East) #1822 / #1822.2. USFS webpage. USFS quicksheet.
See chapter "25 Marvine Loop" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Colorado.
See section "East Marvine Trail 1822" in Westwinds Press book The Hiking and Camping Guide to the Flat Tops Wilderness.
10.5 +3,293 Moderate
Marvine Trail (West) #1888. Also known as #1868. USFS webpage. USFS quicksheet.
See section "West Marvine Creek Trail 1868 (Abandoned)" in Westwinds Press book The Hiking and Camping Guide to the Flat Tops Wilderness.
13.05 +1,754 Moderate
Meadow Creek East Trail #1886 / #410. First part follows Road #410. USFS webpage. 5.3 +2,401  
Meadow Creek Trail #1891. USFS webpage. 5.7 + approach +2,200
Middle Lake Trail #2223. USFS quicksheet.
See description "Middle Lake Trail #2223" under "West Map Trails" on Sky Terrain's map Summit, Vail & Holy Cross.
3.5 +2,622 Strenuous
Mill Creek Road/Trail #710. USFS quicksheet. Citizens for Roadless Area Defense webpage. 10.1 +3,579 Strenuous
Miller West Creek Trail #2205. USFS webpage. 3.0    
Mirror Lake Trail #1821. USFS webpage. USFS quicksheet.
See section "Mirror Lake Trail 1821" in Westwinds Press book The Hiking and Camping Guide to the Flat Tops Wilderness.
3.5 +1,732 Strenuous
Missouri Lakes & Fancy Pass Loop. Route uses Missouri Lakes Trail #2003 and Fancy Creek/Pass Trail #2006. See listings for those trails above and below. Full route description: ORIC Trip Map/Description Sheet (U).
ORIC FAVORITE
7.67 loop +2,570 Moderate to Strenuous
Missouri Lakes Trail #2003. Also known as #2033. USFS webpage. USFS quicksheet. Also see listing Missouri Lakes & Fancy Pass Loop above.
See chapter "8 Missouri Lakes Trail" in Falcon Guides book Best Easy Day Hikes Vail.
See chapter "10. Missouri Pass / Fancy Pass" in Colorado Mountain Club book Pack Guide: The Best Vail Valley Hikes.
See chapter "28 Missouri Lakes" in Alpenrose Press book The Vail Hiker and Ski Touring Guide.
See chapter "31 Fancy-Missouri Pass Loop" in Alpenrose Press book The Vail Hiker and Ski Touring Guide.
See chapter "32 Missouri Lakes" in Falcon Guides book Best Hikes Near Breckenridge and Vail.
See chapter "25 Missouri Lakes and Pass" in Altitude book The Best Hikes of Colorado.
See chapter "Missouri Lakes and Fancy Lake Loop" in Westcliffe book Colorado Above Treeline.
See description "Missouri Lakes Trail #2003" under "West Map Trails" on Sky Terrain's map Summit, Vail & Holy Cross.
See description "Missouri Lakes Trail 2003" under "Non-Mechanized Trails" on Latitude 40's Vail & Eagle Colorado Trails Recreation Topo Map.
4.4 +1,998 Moderate to Strenuous
Morapos Trail #1801. USFS webpage.      
Muckey Lake Trail #425.1B. Citizens for Roadless Area Defense webpage.      
Muskrat Lakes Trail #2245. USFS webpage. 1.7 + approach    
Nellie's Trail #1839. USFS webpage. USFS quicksheet. 2.0 + approach +1,691 Strenuous
New York Lake Trail #2221. USFS webpage. 2.6   Strenuous
New York Mountain Trail #1876. USFS webpage. USFS quicksheet.
See chapter "12. New York Mountain" in Colorado Mountain Club book Pack Guide: The Best Vail Valley Hikes.
4.36 +2,635 Moderate
Nolan Lake Trail #1898. USFS webpage. USFS quicksheet.
See chapter "45 Nolan Lake" in Alpenrose Press book The Vail Hiker and Ski Touring Guide.
3.0 +1,512 Moderate
Notch Mountain Trail #2000. USFS webpage. USFS quicksheet.
See chapter "14. Notch Mountain" in Colorado Mountain Club book Pack Guide: The Best Vail Valley Hikes.
See chapter "15 Notch Mountain / Holy Cross View" in Alpenrose Press book The Vail Hiker and Ski Touring Guide.
See chapter "30 Notch Mountain" in Falcon Guides book Best Hikes Near Breckenridge and Vail.
See chapter "16 Notch Mountain" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Colorado.
See chapter "Notch Mountain" in Westcliffe book Colorado Above Treeline.
See description "Notch Mtn Trail #2000" under "West Map Trails" on Sky Terrain's map Summit, Vail & Holy Cross.
See description "Notch Mountain Tr 2000" under "Minturn - East Side of map" on Latitude 40's Vail & Eagle Colorado Trails Recreation Topo Map.
5.1 + approach +2,890 Strenuous
Oyster Lake Trail #1825. USFS webpage. USFS quicksheet.
See section "Oyster Lake Trail 1825" in Westwinds Press book The Hiking and Camping Guide to the Flat Tops Wilderness.
25.6 +5,826 Moderate
Pagoda Lake Trail #1804. USFS quicksheet. 7.3 +1,038 Moderate
Papoose Creek Trail #2248. USFS webpage. USFS quicksheet.
See section "Papoose Creek Trail 2248" in Westwinds Press book The Hiking and Camping Guide to the Flat Tops Wilderness.
4.6 +2,322 Strenuous
Park Creek Trail #1829. USFS webpage. USFS quicksheet.
See section "Park Creek Trail 1829" in Westwinds Press book The Hiking and Camping Guide to the Flat Tops Wilderness.
6.4 + approach +2,220 Strenuous
Pine Isle Lake Trail #2246. USFS webpage. 0.6 + approach    
Piney River South Fork Trail #1884 / #1884.2A. No information available.      
Piney River Trail #1885 (Lower). Labeled #1890 on USFS forest map. USFS webpage.
See description "Piney River / Upper Piney #1885" under "West Map Trails" on Sky Terrain's map Summit, Vail & Holy Cross.
8.0
Piney River Trail #1885 (Upper). USFS webpage. USFS quicksheet. Vail Hiking Guide.
See chapter "5 Upper Piney River Trail" in Falcon Guides book Best Easy Day Hikes Vail.
See chapter "19. Upper Piney River Trail" in Colorado Mountain Club book Pack Guide: The Best Vail Valley Hikes.
See chapter "35 Piney River Falls" in Alpenrose Press book The Vail Hiker and Ski Touring Guide.
See chapter "23 Upper Piney River Falls" in Falcon Guides book Best Hikes Near Breckenridge and Vail.
See description "Piney River / Upper Piney #1885" under "West Map Trails" on Sky Terrain's map Summit, Vail & Holy Cross.
2.8 +565 Easy
Pitkin Creek Trail #2012. USFS webpage. USFS quicksheet. Vail Hiking Guide.
See chapter "2 Pitkin Lake" in Alpenrose Press book The Vail Hiker and Ski Touring Guide.
See chapter "23 Pitkin Lake" in Altitude book The Best Hikes of Colorado.
See description "Pitkin Cr Trail #2012" under "West Map Trails" on Sky Terrain's map Summit, Vail & Holy Cross.
See description "Pitkin Creek Tr 2012" under "Vail - East Side of map" on Latitude 40's Vail & Eagle Colorado Trails Recreation Topo Map.
See description "Pitkin Creek Tr 2012" under "Vail/Eagle County" on Latitude 40's Summit County Colorado Trails Recreation Topo Map.
4.5 +2,900 Moderate to Strenuous
Prospect Trail #1867. USFS webpage. 2.3 +300  
Red Creek Trail #425. Citizens for Roadless Area Defense webpage.      
Red Dirt West Fork Trail. Not on USFS forest map. Citizens for Roadless Area Defense webpage.      
Rim Lake Trail #1856. USFS webpage.
See section "Rim Lake Trail 1856" in Westwinds Press book The Hiking and Camping Guide to the Flat Tops Wilderness.
5.1 + approach +2,817  
Roberts Trail #2076.
See section "Roberts Trail 2076" in Westwinds Press book The Hiking and Camping Guide to the Flat Tops Wilderness.
     
Salt Park Trail #1805 / #1114. Marked #1805 in White River National Forest and #1114 in Routt National Forest. USFS webpage. USFS quicksheet. 13.3 +3,838 Strenuous
Sam's Pond Trail #2057. Not on USFS forest map. No information available.      
Shingle Peak Trail #2042. USFS webpage.
See section "Shingle Peak Trail 2042" in Westwinds Press book The Hiking and Camping Guide to the Flat Tops Wilderness.
7.7 + approach    
Skinny Fish Trail #1813 / McGinnis Trail #2213. #2213 is a 0.7 mile branch to McGinnis Lake. USFS Skinny Fish webpage. USFS McGinnis webpage. USFS quicksheet. ORIC Trip Map/Description Sheet (AA).
See section "Skinny Fish Trail 1813" in Westwinds Press book The Hiking and Camping Guide to the Flat Tops Wilderness.
ORIC FAVORITE
4.1 +938 Moderate
Snell Creek Trail #1810. USFS webpage. USFS quicksheet. 5.3 +1,800 Moderate
Soda Lakes / Marugg Creek Trail #1889. USFS webpage. 8.5 +1,853
Solitary Lake Trail #1846. Not on USFS forest map.
See section "Solitary Lake Trail 1846" in Westwinds Press book The Hiking and Camping Guide to the Flat Tops Wilderness.
1.3 + approach +210  
Spring Cave Trail #1834. Appears to be the first section of Cliff Lake Trail #1831. USFS webpage. USFS quicksheet. 0.6 +412 Moderate
Sunnyside Lakes Trail #1861. Citizens for Roadless Area Defense webpage.      
Sweetwater Trail #1854. USFS webpage. USFS quicksheet. 7.28 + approach +1,684 Moderate
Trail #2039. No information available.      
Trail #2043. No information available.      
Trail #2215. No information available.      
Trail #2250. No information available.      
Trail #2285. No information available.      
Trail #N193. No information available.      
Trappers Lake Trail #1816. USFS webpage (from Trappers Lake). USFS quicksheet (from Trappers Lake). USFS webpage (from Sweetwater Creek). USFS quicksheet (from Sweetwater Creek).
See section "Trappers Lake Trail 1816" in Westwinds Press book The Hiking and Camping Guide to the Flat Tops Wilderness.
15.0 +2,065 Moderate
Turret Creek Trail #1832. USFS webpage. USFS quicksheet.
See section "Turret Creek Trail 1832" in Westwinds Press book The Hiking and Camping Guide to the Flat Tops Wilderness.
7.75 +3,320 Moderate
Two Elk Connector. MTBProject webpage. 2.2 +513 Easy
Two Elk National Recreation Trail #2005. USFS webpage. USFS quicksheet. Citizens for Roadless Area Defense webpage.
See chapter "6 Two Elk National Recreation Trail" in Falcon Guides book Best Easy Day Hikes Vail.
See chapter "8 Two Elk" in Alpenrose Press book The Vail Hiker and Ski Touring Guide.
See chapter "28 Two Elk National Recreation Trail" in Falcon Guides book Best Hikes Near Breckenridge and Vail.
See description "Two Elk Trail #2005' under "West Map Trails" on Sky Terrain's map Summit, Vail & Holy Cross.
See description "Two Elk Trail 2005 - Gore Creek CG to Minturn" under "Multi-Use / Non-Motorized Trails" on Latitude 40's Vail & Eagle Colorado Trails Recreation Topo Map.
See description "Two Elk Tr 2005" under "Vail/Eagle County" on Latitude 40's Summit County Colorado Trails Recreation Topo Map.
11.0 -2,324 Moderate
Ute Creek Trail #1824. USFS webpage. USFS quicksheet.
See section "Ute Creek Trail 1824" in Westwinds Press book The Hiking and Camping Guide to the Flat Tops Wilderness.
11.0 +3,418 Moderate
Ute-Deep Trail #2031. USFS campground webpage. 9.4
Ute-Sweetwater Trail #2032. Bureau of Land Management brochure/map. USFS webpage. 15.4 +2,150  
W Mountain South Trail #2060.
See section "South W Mountain Trail 2060" in Westwinds Press book The Hiking and Camping Guide to the Flat Tops Wilderness.
3.75 + approach    
W Mountain Trail #1817. USFS quicksheet (from Trappers Lake). USFS webpage (from Derby Junction). USFS quicksheet (from Derby Junction).
See section "W Mountain Trail 1817" in Westwinds Press book The Hiking and Camping Guide to the Flat Tops Wilderness.
10.1 +733 Moderate
Wagonwheel Trail #2049. USFS webpage. USFS quicksheet.
See section "Wagonwheel Creek Trail 2049" in Westwinds Press book The Hiking and Camping Guide to the Flat Tops Wilderness.
4.6 -1,568 Moderate
Wall Lake Trail #1818. USFS webpage. USFS quicksheet.
See section "Wall Lake Trail 1818" in Westwinds Press book The Hiking and Camping Guide to the Flat Tops Wilderness.
7.0 +1,721 Strenuous
Wash Holland Trail #1883. No information available.      
White River South Fork Trail #1827. USFS webpage. USFS quicksheet.
See section "South Fork Trail 1827" in Westwinds Press book The Hiking and Camping Guide to the Flat Tops Wilderness.
See section "South Fork Trail 1827 Heading West" in Westwinds Press book The Hiking and Camping Guide to the Flat Tops Wilderness.
25.5 +3,309 Moderate
Whitney Lake Trail #2002. USFS webpage. USFS quicksheet.
See chapter "26 Whitney Lake" in Alpenrose Press book The Vail Hiker and Ski Touring Guide.
See description "Whitney Lake Trail #2002' under "West Map Trails" on Sky Terrain's map Summit, Vail & Holy Cross.
See description "Whitney Lake Tr 2002" under "Minturn - East Side of map" on Latitude 40's Vail & Eagle Colorado Trails Recreation Topo Map.
2.5 +1,836 Moderate
Wild Cow Park Trail #2244. Also known as #1820-1B and as #1862. USFS webpage. USFS quicksheet.
See section "Wild Cow Park Trail 1820.1B" in Westwinds Press book The Hiking and Camping Guide to the Flat Tops Wilderness.
3.0 + approach +221 Strenuous
Wilson Mesa / Sleepy Cat Peak Trail #1800. USFS webpage. USFS quicksheet. 11.4 +3,107 Strenuous
Wymore Lake Trail #1801. USFS webpage. 3.3 + approach    
Yellowhorse Trail #2288. USFS webpage. (No marker on map.) 3.9 + approach    

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