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Sometimes High; Sometimes Lonesome: Devil's Thumb Loop - Indians Peaks Wilderness
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Paul Magnanti
(PaulMags) - MLife

Locale: People's Republic of Boulder
Sometimes High; Sometimes Lonesome: Devil's Thumb Loop - Indians Peaks Wilderness on 07/19/2011 19:51:36 MDT Print View

Sunset

The Indian Peaks Wilderness are the mountains I've always considered to be in my backyard. With roughly an hour's drive, I am at a trailhead that brings me to the Continental Divide. Glacier can be seen, wildflowers are blooming, and the mountains always impress.

I considers these my home mountains and always look forward to spending time in them.

D-low and I had planned a quick backpacking weekend. Nothing too strenuous (about 12 MPD), not too far of a drive and would offer great scenery. The Devil's Thumb loop came to mind.

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Edited by PaulMags on 07/19/2011 19:53:56 MDT.

Craig W.
(xnomanx) - F - M
Nice writeup and pics... on 07/19/2011 19:54:42 MDT Print View

Thanks.

John Whynot
(jdw01776)

Locale: Southeast Texas
Re: Sometimes High; Sometimes Lonesome: Devil's Thumb Loop - Indians Peaks Wilderness on 07/19/2011 20:10:19 MDT Print View

Thanks for the trip report -- I'm looking forward to backpacking in Colorado at the end of August. Trip reports like this inspire me...