Distance: 9.08 miles round trip. Elevation change: 9,931 ft to 11,709 ft Time to Lower South Colony Lake: 2 hours 40 minutes Time back to parking area: 1 hour 30 minutes Total hike with stops: 6 hours The South Colony Lakes trail is located south of Westcliffe, Colorado in the Sangre de Cristo mountain range. […]
Westcliffe, Colorado is located about an hour and a half southwest of Colorado Springs in the Wet Mountain Valley. Surrounded on each side by the Sangre de Cristo mountain range to the west and the Wet Mountains to the east, this small community has a beautiful backdrop and plenty of sights to see.
Highway driving feels heavenly after taking the road up to Hermit Pass. If you ever want to feel your insides bounce all over the place for over 2 hours then this is the road for you! In my head I said that like the character Stefon played by Bill Hader on SNL haha. But before […]