This trail follows the drainage till it comes to a reroute then goes up the ridge to the top of Horn Peak. Horses and mules are not allowed on the trail after it begins on the reroute. The trail is approximately 3 miles. The trail is hard for hiking. Located in the Sangre de Christo Wilderness.
When hiking several trails on a single "hike", log it with a generic name that describes the hike. Then link the trails traveled, check out the example.
WARNING! Hiking and outdoor related sports can be dangerous. Be responsible and prepare for the trip. Study the area you are entering and plan accordingly. Dress for the current and unexpected weather changes. Take plenty of water. Never go alone. Make an itinerary with your plan(s), route(s), destination(s) and expected return time. Give your itinerary to trusted family and/or friends.
To hike Take Highway 69 south from Westcliffe to County Road 140(Schoolfield Lane). Turn right on CR 140 and travel to CR 129(Macey Lane). Turn left on CR 129 and travel to CR 130(Horn Road). Turn right on CR 130 and follow CR 130 till it ends at the Horn Creek Trailhead. Follow the Rainbow Trail north then turn left on the Horn Peak Trail.