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Mt. Cameron
standard West Ridge
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Difficulty:
 Class 2 
Risk Factors:Exposure: Moderate
Rockfall Potential: Moderate  
Route-Finding: Low  
Commitment: Low  
 
Trailhead:Kite Lake
Start:12,000 feet
Summit:14,286 feet
Total Gain:2,250 feet
RT Length:4.75 miles
Duration:User Climb Times
Author:BillMiddlebrook
Updated:3/2019
Weather:NOAA Forecast
Conditions:46 reports
Cell Signal:3 reports
Sheriff:Park: 719-836-2494
Forest:Pike
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Camping:On Google Maps
Eats:On Google Maps
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Trailhead

Take Colorado 9 to Alma. In the middle of town and on the west side of the road, look for a small sign for the road to Kite Lake. It's across the road from the "Caniglia Real Estate" building. Turn here and drive a bit through a residential area. Continue 6 miles to Kite Lake. The last mile of this road can be a bit more rough, but a good-clearance 2WD should still be able to make it when the road is dry. There are restrooms and some camping spots at the trailhead. You must pay a $5 fee to park/camp at Kite Lake. If you park below, walk up the road to Kite Lake.

Route

To reach the summit of Mt. Cameron, follow Mt. Lincoln's West Ridge route since Cameron's summit is along the way.

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