11.6 miles
Distance
1,971 ft
Climb
-1,968 ft
Descent
2 miles
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Buffalo Peaks Wilderness Loop is a 12 mile less popular intermediate route located near Buena Vista Colorado. This hike primary route and has a moderate overall physical rating. This route includes 3 trails. This route climbs 1,971 ft with a max elevation of 11,579 ft then descends -1,968 ft.
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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Hike
  • Other Activities
    • Horse
    • Trail Running
    • Snowshoe
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
More Stats for Buffalo Peaks Wilderness Loop mountain bike route
  • Avg time
    2 hr 32 min
  • Altitude change
    2 ft
  • Altitude min
    9,947 ft
  • Altitude start
    9,947 ft
  • Altitude end
    9,948 ft
  • Grade max
    -39%
  • Grade min
    54.2%
  • Distance climb
    6 miles
  • Distance down
    6 miles
  • Distance flat
    2,720 ft

Directions

  1. Walk southwest on Rich Creek.
  2. Continue for 70 meters.
  3. Turn left onto Tumble Creek (North).
  4. Continue for 4 kilometers.
  5. Keep right to take Tumble Creek.
  6. Continue for 4 kilometers.
  7. Bear right onto Rich Creek.
  8. Continue for 10 kilometers.
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