Picayna (Picayune) & Placer Gulch is a 6.4 mile one way 4x4 trip with 1,250 feet accumulated elevation gain. Located 41 miles south-southeast of Montrose Colorado. A high clearance 4x4 vehicle and a competent driver is recommended to access the trailhead. September and June are the best months to enjoy this trip.
The Picayna Gulch trail is part of the Alpine Loop Trail system.
Check out the Official Route.
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.