Hiked up to Mt Elbert's summit via Black Cloud Trail late June 2009.
The Black Cloud Trail gives you the best bet for solitude, if your goal is to summit Mt Elbert. We ended up having the trail to ourselves, and didn't meet any other...更多
This trail is worth it, but it is hard! There are beautiful alpine meadows. The top of the trail is extremely steep, and dangerous on the return. Be careful.
Black Cloud Trail is the shortest and steepest route to Colorado's highest 14teener: Mount Elbert at 14,433 (estimates vary slightly...更多