Mount Snikatu, Grizzly Peak D and Cupid Peak via Mount Sniktau Trail and Loveland Pass is a 9 mile trail with ~3100’ elevation gain located near Dillon that offers scenic views.
Distance: ~9 miles
Start Elevation: 11900’
End Elevation: 13427’
Skill Level: Strenuous
Difficulty: Class 2
This hike is for the fit and acclimated.
Some information on hiking along these routes can be found at the sites below. Please review the route before the trip.
Carpool location: Skier’s lot (1682 S Foothills Hwy, Boulder, CO), Coordinates: 39°57'14.2"N 105°13'52.8"W
Trailhead location: Loveland Pass, Coordinates: 39°39'48.5"N 105°52'43.9"W
We'll meet at the Skier’s lot 6:00am and carpool to the Loveland Pass. We should arrive about 7:15am and will start hiking at 7:30am. We may stop for food after the hike.
If you have a reliable car, please be prepared to drive. Please remember to give your driver $5 for gas and car wash. It is always appreciated.
Make sure to bring water, snacks, warm layers, gloves and microspikes.
Bad weather (rain, high winds) postpones/cancels.
By attending this hike, you assume all responsibility for your own safety. Mountaineering in Colorado can be very dangerous. Altitude sickness, dehydration, and fast-building storms are the most common problems. Please be in shape and self-sufficient.