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Arkansas River Loop from K-Bar-S Cabin, CO

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Difficulty 1.5 of 5
Distance Round Trip 5.3 miles
Trailhead Elevation 7,630 feet
Elevation Gain 100 feet
Accumulated Gain 568 feet
Kokopelli Seeds 8.14
Interest Off Trail Hiking, Historic & Perennial Creek
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Overview: You have to stay somewhere while planning and hiking the south central Colorado high country near Buena Vista, CO, with its nearby and surrounding twenty-one (21) accessible 14'ers. Why not convince some others to join you and share-in the cost of this lovely, completely furnished (soup to nuts) 20+ acre "Arkansas Riverfront Ranch Cabin" to use as your base camp?!

On your planned easier day(s) off from hiking the higher elevation peaks in the area, you can enjoy this delightful setting with this "Arkansas River Loop Hike" starting from and ending 5.3 scenic and private miles later at your beginning TH front door. Believe me, it's an excellent choice!

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    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.

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    From Colorado Hwy 285 at Northrop,CO intersection with CO 197: East on CO 197 to intersection with CO 197A; Right turn on 197A, then continue on 197A under RR Bridge to first Right Turn(PRIVATE ROAD and PROPERTY- to K-Bar-S Riverfront Cabin at way point N38.73364 W106.06552); Please Note: See website http://www.riverfrontcabin.com/ and call property owner Karen Strother at 719-395-0432 for access details;
    page created by Grasshopper on Sep 04 2010 6:19 pm
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