Monument Gulch to West White Pine

The start and finish of this loop is at the Donner Pass trailhead next to the ranger station in Box Prairie, CO. With the exception of a short section of the route between Old Flowers and White Pine, this route is on Jeep/ATV roads so you may encouter some traffic.

As long as there aren’t any early snow storms, this is an ideal route to catch some fall colors.

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Route: 16.3 Miles

.8 miles West on Buckhorn
3.8 miles North on Monument Gulch Road 135.
5.1 miles East on Old Flowers Road
2.9 miles South on 152c
.9 miles West on 100 to the West White Pine Summit
2.8 miles Sorth on 100 back to the Donner Pass trailhead on Buckhorn Rd.

Elevation:
Approximately 3,800ft ascent
High point: 10,300ft, Low point: 7,800ft

Directions from Fort Collins: Drive west on 38E past Horsetooth Mountain Park and continue through Masonville towards Stove Prairie Rd. Approximately 10.6 miles past Masonville, take a left onto Buckhorn Rd (44H). The trailhead parking area is about 11.7 miles up Buckhorn on the left just after the ranger station.

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