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French Pass Trail #651, CO

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Distance One Way 3.19 miles
Trailhead Elevation 10,522 feet
Elevation Gain 1,532 feet
Accumulated Gain 1,557 feet
Kokopelli Seeds 8.38
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Preferred   Aug, Jul, Jun, Sep
Sun  4:37am - 7:34pm
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rench Pass trail provides access to the Continental Divide between Bald Mountain and Mount Guyot. The trail is not always easy to follow and isn't well signed. From the southern trailhead it leads up the French Creek drainage, beginning at approximately 10,520 feet in elevation. Within 4.5 miles hikers reach the summit of French Pass. The trail continues into the White River National Forest. This trail is not reccomended for winter use due to avalanche potential.

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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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    Map Drive

    To hike
    From US Highway 285, take County Road 35 north from Jefferson to County Road 54 (Michigan Creek Road) and continue toward Georgia Pass. Drive just over two miles past Michigan Creek Campground to a point where the road crosses French Creek. Park in a flat area just before reaching this crossing.

    This trail is open year round; however, winter conditions could make travel difficult.
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