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Black Cloud Trail

Leadville, CO
+1 719-553-1400
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Beautiful summit hike

Hiked up to Mt Elbert's summit via Black Cloud Trail late June 2009. The Black Cloud Trail... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2015
Steve B
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Imperial, Missouri
Hard trail!

This trail is worth it, but it is hard! There are beautiful... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2015
Casey J
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Kansas City, Missouri
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11 Aug 2015
“Beautiful summit hike”
9 Jul 2015
“Hard trail!”
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Leadville, CO
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Reviewed 12 August 2015

Hiked up to Mt Elbert's summit via Black Cloud Trail late June 2009. The Black Cloud Trail gives you the best bet for solitude, if your goal is to summit Mt Elbert. We ended up having the trail to ourselves, and didn't meet any other...More

1  Thank Steve B
Reviewed 10 July 2015

This trail is worth it, but it is hard! There are beautiful alpine meadows. The top of the trail is extremely steep, and dangerous on the return. Be careful.

Thank Casey J
Reviewed 22 September 2013

Black Cloud Trail is the shortest and steepest route to Colorado's highest 14teener: Mount Elbert at 14,433 (estimates vary slightly depending on source). It originates a few miles west of Twin Lakes off Hwy 82. It is a great Trail due to the following: (1)...More

7  Thank COMurph
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