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Rank
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53 of 53
Elevation ...................................................14,001'
Range ...................................................San Juan
County ...................................................Hinsdale
Lat/Long ...................................................37º 55' 22" N, 107º 25' 30" W
37.922604, 107.425606

Variant Names ...................................................Sherman Peak, Niagra Peak
Location ...................................................Redcloud Peak and Sunshine Peak are in the San Juan mountain range 8 miles southwest of Lake City.
Nearby Towns ...................................................Ouray, Lake City, Silverton and Telluride
Nearby 14ers ...................................................Redcloud Peak, Handies Peak
History ...................................................-
Maps ...................................................USGS Quads: Redcloud Peak
Trails Illustrated: #141
Road Access ...................................................2WD access to 9,400' from the southeast via CR 30 (Lake San Cristobal Road) out of Lake City. This road follows the Lake Fork of the Gunnison River.
Rough 2WD access to 10,400' from the southwest by continuing up CR 30 to the Silver-Creek trailhead.
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Standard Route ...................................................
From Redcloud Peak
Difficulty:   Class 2 
Trailhead: Silver Crk/Grizzly Gulch
Trailhead Elev.: 10,400 feet
Elevation Gain: 4,800 feet
Trip Length: 12 miles
Exposure: Mild exposure very close to the route. Route options may be limited but you should be able to walk past the exposure area. 2


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