Gore Range Trail

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Gore Range Trail is in the Gore Range, part of the Rocky Mountains in the U.S. state of Colorado. It is located in the Eagles Nest Wilderness, Summit County. Buffalo Mountain Trail is north of Interstate 70, west of Highway 9, in Silverthorne. The Gore Range Trail passes 54 miles (87 km) from Copper Mountain at Wheeler Lakes Trail to the junction of Eaglesmere Lakes Trail, from the southern to northern boundary of Eagles Nest Wilderness.

The Gore Range Trail is named in honor of Sir Gore, 1811–1878, a European nobleman who hired Jim Bridger to lead him on a hunting expedition through the Rocky Mountains during 1854 to 1857. The trail begins at Wheeler Flats, 9,723 feet (2,964 m), with its highest point at Red Buffalo Pass, 11,742 feet (3,579 m) in elevation.


External links[edit]

  • "Gore Range - FDT 60" (PDF). U.S. Forest Service. Retrieved 2013-12-22.
  • "Gore Range Trail #60". U.S. Forest Service. Retrieved 2013-12-22.