What to expect

Colorado has 2116 trails including medium, difficult, easy, and extra difficult trails. The trail with the highest elevation climb is the Vogel Canyon Trail and the one with the least climb is the South Mount Elbert Trail. The longest trail is American Discovery Trail - West at 3180 km. To complete this hike you should budget at least 97 days. For a shorter adventure, you can try the Gilberson Bay Spur Trail a t 214 m. This could be done in as little as 1 days. Trails with the best offering of hostels include Piedra Falls Trail, Cunningham Gulch Trail, Berry Creek Trail, South Colony Lakes Trail, and Johnson Pasture Trail.