Looking out at Rito Alto Lake. Most Coloradans know the Sangre de Cristo Mountains for the eight 14ers that reside within them. Sure, those summits are dramatic and any adventure in to see them is worthwhile. But if you look beyond that part of the range, you’ll see dozens of other valleys and lakes to explore, and seemingly countless 13,000 foot summits that are seldom visited. We recently took the...
Jul 5, 2011
A trailrun up to Rito Alto Lake followed by a hike up the ridge to Rito Alto Peak.
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