Colorado’s Top 10 Trail Runs

Wheeler Trail, Summit County

This steep, technical trail is not for the faint-hearted. The incredible high-alpine views of the Tenmile, Mosquito and Gore ranges make this run well worth the effort, however.

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Distance: 11 miles

Elevation Gain: 4,843 feet (north to south)

Difficulty: Strenuous

Trailhead Info: Take exit 195 off I-70 and head south on Highway 91 towards Leadville. Turn left at the gas station and follow this road to the parking lot.

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