Who: Michelle, Sammy and myself
Length: 5 miles (2.5 out + 2.5 back)
Time: 3 hours
Weather: 65 degrees, sunny
The Rainbow Trail forms a 70 mile arc, starting in the San Isabel forest somewhat near Salida, following the Sangre de Cristo Mountain range, to Westcliffe. I believe it is popular with mountain bikers. We hiked a few miles of it from a trailhead off of Hwy 285 south of Poncha Springs and heading east.
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