Monday, December 31, 2018


A complete hiking and climbing guide to the La Plata Mountains of Southwest Colorado. You will also find San Juan Mountain favorites as well as selections from around the Southwest. Link to the region you desire where you will find an alphabetical list of the hikes.
Thomas Holt Ward, photo

Feature Hike: Pueblo Bonito, the largest prehistoric structure on the Colorado Plateau, is located within Chaco Culture National Historic Park. Visit ruins and rock art on two backcountry hikes.


La Plata Mountains, Colorado 

San Juan Mountains, Rocky Mountains, Colorado 

Durango, Colorado and Locations Nearby

New Mexico

National Parks

Southern Utah, Northern Arizona 

Southern Arizona

Sierra Nevada Mountains

The West of which I speak is but another name for the Wild, Wildness is the preservation of the World.
Henry David Thoreau

Debra Van Winegarden (Chris Blackshear, photo)