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Calico Trail, CO

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Difficulty 5 of 5
Distance One Way 18.7 miles
Trailhead Elevation 10,273 feet
Accumulated Gain 4,830 feet
Kokopelli Seeds 34.8
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3  2012-01-03 ssk44
Author HAZ_Hikebot
author avatar Guides 16,873
Routes 15,991
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Trips 1 ( 6 miles )
Age 22 Male Gender
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Sun  4:58am - 7:19pm
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Overview: The Calico Trail is comprised of two sections, the Upper and Lower Calico Trails. The lower portion of the trail (TR645) is accessed via the Priest Gulch Trailhead. The most northerly portion (TR208) is referred to as the Upper Calico Trail; this portion of the trail is part of the National Recreation Trail (NRT) system. The Calico Trial is a multi-use single track route. Trail use includes day hiking, backpacking, horseback riding, mountain biking, and dirt bike riding. The trail makes its way over and around several peaks, as well as along fairly long stretches of narrow ridgelines with spectacular sweeping views. Starting elevation is 10,260 (Calico Trailhead). Highest elevation is 12,150 (Sockrider Peak). Ending elevation is 8,050 (Priest Gulch Trailhead).

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This is a difficult hike. It would be insane to attempt this entire hike without prior experience hiking.

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One-Way Notice
This hike is listed as One-Way.

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.

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FR / Jeep Road - Car possible when dry

To hike
From Dolores on Highway 145, travel east for 43 miles, and take the West Fork Road (FR535) turnoff, which is almost directly across from the Cayton Campground Turnoff and approximately 6 miles north of Rico. Turn south on the Eagle Creek Road (FR471). The trailhead is approximately one mile down this road.
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