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Spanish Creek Trailhead
Added by BillMiddlebrook

Location:  Sangre de Cristo Range
14ers Served:  Challenger Point, Kit Carson Peak, Crestone Peak, Crestone Needle, Humboldt Peak
Winter Access:  Unknown
Date Status Information Posted By  Photos  Comments Likes Dislikes    
2013-08-08 Permission to access this trail can be obtained by contacting Sophie at the Crestone Mountain Zen Center: cmzc@dharmasangha.org I and several others have had luck obtaining permission to access the TH through their property. They will likely request that you park at their parking lot, not build any fires on their property, and respect the creek as it is their only water sourece. spadflyer12         
2008-10-08 This public trail crosses private property before entering National forest lands. The private property owners place a very high value on quiet and their private property rights. There are no facilities on this trail and camping or building a fire are prohibited. Deviating from the trail is trespassing on private property. wmfolk         
2008-09-16 Public Hearing Oct. 20, 2008 at the Saguache County Courthouse at 0900 hrs. to prove prescriptive historic public access to Spanish Creek trail from the Baca Grande subdivision. wmfolk         
2008-06-16 This trail; as well as the Cottonwood Creek trail; will remain closed to public access during the 2008 climbing season due to private property at the trailhead. The property owner has asked not to be contacted to grant access. There are some ongoing discussions about access to these two trails convened by Saguache County government. CMc is a participant. However, the discussion process is in a very early stage. Steve Bonowski June 16, 2008 Steve Bonowski         
2008-06-16 The first mile of the trail can be lost quite easily with the encroachment of VERY thorny bushes. vermonster         


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