Ladron Wilderness Shortcut

Total Miles
1.0

Elevation

1,865.01 ft

Duration

0.1 Hours

Technical Rating

3

Easy

Best Time

Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter

Trail Overview

This trail is a shortcut to the Ladron Wilderness Study Area and parking for hiking into the Ladron Wilderness. There are many stories and legends of treasure hidden in this area. The name Ladron translates into Thieves Mountain. According to lore, thieves would rob the wagon trains, travelers, and trains in the Rio Grande Valley and then take the bounty into the remote recesses of the mountain.

Photos of Ladron Wilderness Shortcut

Ladron Wilderness Shortcut
Ladron Wilderness Shortcut
Ladron Wilderness Shortcut

Difficulty

There can be some deep ruts on this shortcut.

Technical Rating

3

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