Peak(s):  San Luis Peak  -  14,014 feet
Stewart Pk  -  13,983 feet
Baldy Alto  -  13,698 feet
Baldy Chato  -  13,401 feet
Column Ridge - 13795
Date Posted:  08/01/2018
Date Climbed:   06/29/2018
Author:  mattpayne11
 Backpacking in the La Garitas - San Luis, Stewart & More   

I recently did a 22-mile backpacking trip in the La Garita Wilderness Area to knock out one of my last Centennials, Stewart Peak. It was a fantastic trip filled with adventure, solitude, lots of distance, and the perk of seeing a massive herd of over 400 elk. There's not a ton of trip reports from this area out there and I don't think anyone has a documented trip following the same route I took which was kind of crazy in retrospect. I have the full trip report and links out to my GPS track on Gaia over on my website. You can check that out HERE.

Sunrise off the Colorado Trail



Baldy Chato

My GPS Tracks on Google Maps (made from a .GPX file upload):

Thumbnails for uploaded photos (click to open slideshow):
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Comments or Questions

As usual...
08/01/2018 09:31
... the pics on your link are stellar. I don't often follow links in TR's but yours is always the exception. I am curious how many photos you take in total before you cut it down to the ones you put on your website?


Thanks Jay
08/01/2018 10:03
Gosh, for this trip, I think I took about 300 photos? I did not include all of them here for obvious reasons. Sometimes I think I put too many in the TR but I remind myself that the TRs are also for myself in the future when I want to revisit a trip. =)

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