Bear Creek Cyn & Wasatch TR#508 to Pass is a 6.5 mile one way hike with 4,911 feet accumulated elevation gain. Located 38 miles south of Montrose Colorado. The trailhead is car accessible. July and August are the best months to enjoy this hike.
Overview: This out and back hike (rated intermediate for the Wasatch TR#508 segment to the high pass/divide at 13k'), also includes the scenic and enjoyable Bear Creek Canyon Trail to its end at the lower and upper falls. Please see HAZ hike description- "Bear Creek Canyon" for details of its hiking segment and see posted GPS Track with key waypoints identified for details associated with the more demanding but very interesting, scenic, and historic- Wasatch Trail#508 segment.
Check out the Official Route and Triplogs.
This is a difficult hike. Arrive fit and prepared or this could get ugly.
This hike is listed as One-Way.
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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.