Elk Park to Needlton (day 2)

4 days, 3 nights, 40+ miles in the Weminuche Wilderness in the San Juan Mountains of Colorado. 

Day 2

  • Climbed to the Continental Divide and Eldorado Lake

  • Missed out on Vallecito Lake and Kite Lake

  • Crossed Hunchback Pass

  • Wonderful views of the Grenadier Range / in the shadow of The Guardian for most of the day

  • Linked up with the Vallecito Trail and hiked down to Rock Creek

  • Camped at Rock Creek on the Vallecito Trail