The view from the West Peak Trail are of the Cuchara Valley and North to the Greenhorn Mountain and the Wet Mountain Valley. The Culebra Range is viewed to the West and South. The trail is hard for hiking.
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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To hike Travel SH 12 from La Veta to top of Cucharas Pass, approximately 16 miles. Turn Left on County Rd. 46 and continue on dirt rd. for 6 mi. to the Cordova Pass Summit and trailhead to West Peak. Then hike 2 mi. to timber line and from there it is another 3/4 mile to the summit of West Peak.