Four Pass Loop

United States United States

Worth knowing

The Four Pass Loop runs for a length of 42 kilometers through Colorado in the United States.

The difficulty of the trail is rated as demanding and it usually takes 2 days to walk the Four Pass Loop.
Of course, how long it really takes for the trail depends on the experience and fitness of the hikers.

The drinking water supply is on the way no problem, since there are numerous possibilities to fill up the water supplies.
This can be done, for example, at streams, springs, but also at wells or public facilities. However, the water may have to be filtered before drinking!

On the trail you are completely self-sufficient..
There are no grocery stores along the way, so you have to take all the food you need with you for the entire trail.

You can stay overnight on campsites and in a tent/tarp.

Wild camping on the trail is a gray area As always, leave behind no traces . Rubbish has to be taken away and nature has to be respected and protected!

Campfires are currently allowed. However, this can change at any time.
Therefore, please be sure to pay attention to public notices and a possible risk of forest fires..
In addition, new fireplaces should never be built, but existing ones should be used.

Facts about Four Pass Loop

42 km
Elevation gain
2.350 m
Elevation loss
2.350 m
Highest Point
Buckskin Pass / 3.800 m
Lowest Point
2.197 m
Round Trip?
Walk in both directions?
42 km
2.350 m
2.350 m
Buckskin Pass
3.800 m
2.197 m
You have the following accommodation options on the Four Pass Loop
  • on campsites
  • in a tent/tarp
Solitude on the Four Pass Loop
Moderate contact with other people and only occasionally with settlements

The best time to hike the Four Pass Loop is:


Arrival to the Four Pass Loop

You will arrive via Denver International Airport.

You can get to Starting point via Bus / Zug. Duration approx. 6 hours.

Departure from the Four Pass Loop

Departure is via Denver International Airport.

You can get to the airport per Bus / Zug. Takes about 6 hours.

Map and elevation profile of the Four Pass Loop

What else you should know about the Four Pass Loop

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