5 edition of Hiker"s guide to the Mount Zirkel Wilderness area found in the catalog.
Hiker"s guide to the Mount Zirkel Wilderness area
|Statement||Jay and Therese Thompson.|
|Contributions||Thompson, Therese, 1965-|
|LC Classifications||GV199.42.C62 M688 1992|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||186 p. :|
|Number of Pages||186|
|LC Control Number||92001210|
Wilderness Connect ; University of Montana; 32 Campus Drive; Missoula, Montana ; Phone: () [email protected]; Wilderness Connect Policies. Explore the North Lake to Buffalo Pass section in the spectacular Mount Zirkel Wilderness, which stretches along the Continental Divide for 36 miles in northern Colorado. Mt Zirkel Wilderness contains over 70 lakes and 15 peaks o00 feet in this mile section at North Lake Trailhead and venture into expansive valleys.
Detailed maps and information on hiking, mountain biking, fishing and other activities in this beautiful area are available at the USFS Hahns Peak Ranger Office. Trails Illustrated publishes Hahns Peak/Steamboat Lake and Clark/Buffalo Pass maps, while Jay and Therese Thompson describe the walks in The Hiker’s Guide to the Mount Zirkel Wilderness. The Gilpin Lake / Gold Creek Lake Loop in the Mount Zirkel Wilderness Area is an extremely popular hike; and for good reason. My wife, brother and I tackled this hike while on vacation in August of The Mount Zirkel Wilderness is located in north-central Colorado near the town of Steamboat Springs, and lies within the Routt National Forest.
Mount Zirkel Wilderness Area, Steamboat Springs: See 80 reviews, articles, and 36 photos of Mount Zirkel Wilderness Area, ranked No.9 on Tripadvisor among 38 attractions in Steamboat Springs.5/5(80). Hiking in Clark and North Routt Mad Creek Trail. The best hikes are peppered with small wonders and end with big rewards. From a dip in a cool creek to exploring a year-old barn, it’s no wonder the Mad Creek Trail and its endless rewards is popular with hikers, mountain bikers and horseback riders looking for a cultural outdoor experience amongst the beautiful scenery of the Routt.
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Hiker's Guide to the Mount Zirkel Wilderness Area: With Attitional Trails in the Routt National Forest (The Pruett Series) Paperback – May 1, by Thompson Jay (Author), Thompson Therese (Author), Thompson Therse (Author) & 0 more5/5(1).
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Everyday low 5/5(1). Mt. Zirkel Wilderness Area is one of the most beautiful places to hike imaginable, with trails of all lengths and levels of difficulty. I am proud to say that I hiked to the summit of Mt.
Zirkel, alpine style, in a single day. 4 am start at Slavonia trail head and reached the summit at am. About vertical feet and 11 miles to summit.5/5(80). Hiking to the summit of Mt. Zirkel Mt. Zirkel Wilderness Area is one of the most beautiful places to hike imaginable, with trails of all lengths and levels of difficulty.
I am proud to say that I hiked to the summit of Mt. Zirkel, alpine style, in a single day. 4 am start at Slavonia trail head and reached the 5/5(80). Mount Zirkel Wilderness Area has 32 trails in the vicinity, including 23 hiking trails, 20 for walking and 31 for other activities. These trails range from 0 to miles in length.
The longest trail in Mount Zirkel Wilderness Area is U South Forest Service Trail a well-known trail measuring miles in. Hiking Project is built by hikers like you. Mostly Dry - Some mud, easily avoided.
We turned off at the Katherine junction, so not sure about the upper parts. Muddy, Fallen Trees - The trail crew is actively cleaning up fallen trees. The trail is washed out at the creek crossing- use the log upstream.
Simply put, Mount Zirkel is one of the best mountains in Colorado. At 12, feet, it is the high point in Colorado's Park Range, Routt County, and its namesake wilderness. It also ranks number fourteen among Colorado's most prominent peaks. A decent number of accolades for a mountain in a state which contains over 1, higher peaks%(36).
Once in the Mount Zirkel Wilderness, there are a number of camping options along the loop as long as you observe Wilderness regulations. The Mica Basin Trail # is an obvious spur up along a creek drainage that descends from Mica Lake at the base of the /5(13). Buy NOW Hiker s Guide to the Mount Zirkel Wilderness Area: With Attitional Trails in the Routt.
The Zirkel Circle hike is a loop that connects the Gilpin Lake and Gold Creek Lake trail ( andrespectively) in the Zirkel Wilderness just outside of Steamboat Springs. As far as Colorado outdoor recreation areas go, the Zirkel Wilderness is a bit off the radar for most. Those who have seen the area's rugged peaks, picturesque alpine lakes and meadows, and spectacular summer and fall.
Mountain Jay Media LLC's current titles include Backcountry Adventure Guide to the Mount Zirkel Wilderness, Backcountry Adveture Guide to Colorado's Rawah Wilderness, and Backcountry Adventure Map for Colorado's Rawah Wilderness.
Rocky Mountain columbine should be blooming over the next several weeks in the Mount Zirkel Wilderness Area. Mary Korch Now is the time to get out and enjoy a great variety of mountain wildflowers if you pick your hiking trails carefully. From the Slavonia Trailhead you'll begin your hike along the Gilpin Lake Trail (trail ).
Less than a quarter-mile from the trailhead you'll reach the Gold Creek Lake Trail (trail ) junction, which represents the starting point of the loop portion of this hike. Although hikers. Mount Zirkel Wilderness trail locator map. This map also shows area affected by the Routt Divide Blowdown.
To obtain information on a trail you see below, move your curser over the trail and if there is information available the curser will turn into a pointed finger. Click on the trail with the pointed finger to go to the web page for that trail.
ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations, maps ; 22 cm. Series Title: Mountain Jay adventure guide. Mount Zirkel Wilderness Area: Hiking and Fishing - See 80 traveler reviews, 36 candid photos, and great deals for Steamboat Springs, CO, at Tripadvisor.5/5(80).
Zirkel Wilderness Area. Government information and links are at the bottom of this page. Located in Routt National Forest. Neighboring towns: Steamboat Springs, Walden, Hahns Peak.
One of the five original Colorado wilderness areas designated by the Wilderness Act, Mount Zirkel was greatly enhanced by additions in and Mt.
Zirkel Wilderness Area is one of the most beautiful places to hike imaginable, with trails of all lengths and levels of difficulty. I am proud to say that I hiked to the summit of Mt. Zirkel, alpine style, in a single day. 4 am start at Slavonia trail head and reached the 5/5(80).
Photo: Jeremy White] The Mount Zirkel Wilderness was one of the first five wilderness areas designated by the United States Congress during the Wilderness Act of It was named after highest peak Mount Zirkel, which was named after the geologist, Ferdinand Zirkel. The sprawling wilderness area was expanded in and again in.
From the Mount Zirkel Wilderness to the Flat Tops Wilderness, The Best Steamboat Hikes highlights 20 of the most popular trails in and around the Steamboat Springs area. From the summit of Hahn’s Peak, hikers enjoy a ° panorama, while Rabbit Ears Pass offers huge fields of wildflowers.
It was interesting to read your TR because I don't have fond memories of the MT Zirkel Wilderness. The last time I was there (more than 10 years ago) my trip was characterized by unexpected things - most of which were bad.
Worst mosquitoes I've ever seen. Bushwacked through a lot of deadfall. My first experience with having knee problems.Modeling The Incremental Impacts Of Sulfur Dioxide Emissions From The Hayden And Craig Power Plants In Mount Zirkel Wilderness Area Air Quality And Visibility: Author(s): Latimer, Douglas: Document Type: Technical Report: Date Produced: 07 November Number of Pages: Reference: Contact Name: Svoboda, Larry: Phone Number: ()