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Red & White Mountain

Several options to explore on this high ridge trail.

Total Miles

15

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Elevation
10,600'
Duration
3 to 4 Hours
Technical Rating
5 / 10
Best Time
Summer - Fall

As we continue to improve our trail coverage, we'd love to hear what you think and which areas to add next.

Trail Overview
Red & White Mountain
Follow a high ridge south of Red and White Mountain and then drop steeply into June Creek Canyon to Avon. There is an option to skip the descent and head over Muddy Pass, or loop back to the beginning. The parking lot fills up quickly. Trail open date depends on weather, but typically it is open June through mid-November.
Getting There
Get off I-70 at Vail, Exit 176. Head west from northside roundabout on frontage road 1 mile. Turn right on Red Sandstone Road and go another 0.7 mile uphill through residential area. After a long switchback curves back to left, continue straight on maintained gravel road, F.S. 700. Follow this winding road uphill another 6.5 miles to F.S. 734 on left. Parking lot is 0.1 mile ahead on 700.
Contact for Current Conditions
White River N.F.
Eagle-Holy Cross R.D.
(970) 827-5715