12ers and 13ers Trailhead and Route Info

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12ers and 13ers Trailhead and Route Info

Postby NycICK » Thu May 31, 2007 6:04 am

Does anyone know where I can find some information on how to get to the Trialheads of some 12ers and 13ers along with route information similar to what we get from Bill's descriptions of the 14er routes? I'm looking to get some lower altitude training in before I hit the 14ers a little later in June and can't really find anything besides listings of the mountains.
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Postby Jim Davies » Thu May 31, 2007 8:09 am

The Roach's book on Lost Creek Wilderness describes routes on a number of 12ers in that area. They also have a book on the high 13ers (13,800' +), but I assume you're looking for something lower...

A good book with a bunch of random mountains is "Colorado Summit Hikes" by Dave Muller (http://www.amazon.com/Colorado-Summit-Hikes-Everyone-Classics/dp/0972441336)
A good variety of different types of routes at all elevations. You can probably get it at any good bookstore in the front range cities.
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Postby KeithK » Thu May 31, 2007 8:37 am


Summitpost usually has decent information as well.
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