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.

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Sunrise off the Colorado Trail

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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
Jay521

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?


mattpayne11

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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