Segment 6 of our GPS data for the ERT begins at the Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve then travels east along Medano Pass trail and includes a 1 mile detour to Bishop’s Castle. From there we turn due north towards Florence, CO and Phantom Canyon Road, and end at the historic mining town of Victor, CO.
Trail Section Travel Data
Total Length: 128.6 Miles
Actual Trails: 91.6 Miles
Paved Sections: 37 Miles
Estimated Travel Time: 8-10 Hours
Difficulty: Easy to Medium
Trail Type: Small to Medium Rock, Dirt, Gravel
Special Notes: Medano Pass can become flooded with heavy rain. Check status with park officials if weather is a concern.
Nearest fuel from starting point: San Luis or Alamosa, CO
Nearest fuel to end point: Florence or Cripple Creek, CO
(Note: This is the wild west, confirm fuel stops before your journey!)