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Signal Peak Loop

Map of Signal Peak LoopThe Signal Peak Loop trail climbs from the Western State College campus along a spur of the Colorado Trail. It traverses an undulating ridge to a saddle just west of Signal Peak, then descends along a dirt road to Highway 50. The highway offers a wide shoulder for cyclists for the 1.5 miles back to Gunnison and the trailhead. The Signal Peak Loop is not signed.

Access

This trail begins on the eastern edge of Gunnison just behind the Western State College campus.

Distance/Elevation

  • Length: 10 miles
  • Time: 1.5 hours
  • Rating: Easy to intermediate with some steep sections
  • Elevation: 800 ft. (7,700-8,500 ft.)

Maps

BLM 1:100,000 Surface Management Maps

  • Gunnison

USGS Topographic Maps

  • Gunnison
  • Signal Peak

Created by the Bureau of Land Management, Colorado
Point of Contact:
Arden Anderson
Last modified: December 30, 2004