Pawnee Buchannan Loop

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Distance

26 Miles

Route Type

Single Loop

Difficulty

Difficult

Ascent

7,000 ft.

Highest Elevation

12,530ft.

Overview

Get far-out just a short trip from Boulder in this classic, lightly traveled loop in Indian Peaks Wilderness. Glaciers, lakes, and waterfalls await as you push two high flying mountain passes.
Josh Miller, Brandon Yonke

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Just outside of Boulder is this astoundingly diverse loop. Ranging from pine forests to alpine passes, glaciers, lakes, flora and cascading waterfalls, you’ll be hard-pressed to find a better looking slice of wilderness.
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