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Cordova Pass Trailhead
Added by CarpeDM

Location:  Sangre de Cristo Range
Road Type:  2WD, easy dirt road 1   (0=Paved, 6=Very Difficult 4WD)
Directions:  Drive west from Walsenburg. Take Colorado Hwy 12 through the towns of La Veta and Chuchara. About 6.25 miles past Chuchara reach Chucharas Pass. From the pass turn left onto FS road 415 to Cordova Pass. Drive 6 miles to Cordova Pass. There is a parking lot with a fee station ($5), a restroom, and picnic tables. This is the starting point for the Southwest Ridge route on West Spanish Peak.
Winter Access:  There is no gate closure. Summitpost says it is generally accessible from April through possibly as late as Thanksgiving. As of Dec 1, 2012, it was accessible. The fee station had no envelopes and the restroom was locked.
Date Status Information Posted By  Photos  Comments Likes Dislikes    
2012-12-07 Approached this TH from Cuchara Pass. Just a light layer of snow in limited areas. Trailhead could be reached in any vehicle. Dad Mike         
2012-12-01 Easy 2wd accessible. There were occasional tiny bits of packed snow. The bathroom was locked. The fee station had no envelopes, so we did not pay and suffered no consequences from that. CarpeDM         

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