Tag Archives: Buffalo Peaks

Upper Salt Creek Valley and Salt Creek Trail

16 Apr
East Buffalo Peak at the top of Salt Creek valley.

Hike with Sunday T. Dog on June 14, 2009 Trailhead: 38º58’13N, 106º3’31W, 10,237 feet Big tree: 38º58’7”N, 106º4’16”W, 10,154 feet Lunch: 38º57’41”N, 106º5’31”W, 11,083 feet Hiking distance: 8.5 miles   There are hidden beauties on the long trails at the feet of the high mountains on the west side of South Park. One of these […]

A Loop with Many Faces: McQuaid Trail and Pony Park

27 Apr
Pete on the McQuaid Trail

  Hike on June 6, 2007 with Pete and Steve McQuaid North Trailhead: 38°59’18”N, 106°0’49”W, 9,402 feet McQuaid South Trailhead: 38°57’24”N, 106°0’51”W, 9,320 feet Hiking Distance: 5.7 miles Turn west on Forest Service Road 433 from US 285 just north of mile marker 166 (a few miles north of US 24 at Antero Junction). Go […]

Bagging Buffalo Ridge

27 Mar
view of the ridge

Hike with Pete on July 4, 2010 Trailhead: 38º58’15”N, 106º3’29”W, 10,223 feet Left Trail: 38º59’1”N, 106º4’6”W, 10,976 feet High Point: 38º59’15”N, 106º4’30”W, 12,590 feet Hiking Distance: 6.2 miles Independence Day is a great day to go for a hike. You can expect quiet trails and warm weather. Pete and I ensured that our trail would […]

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