Hahns Peak / Nipple Peak

Where To Go: Hahns Peak / Nipple Peak | Stay The Trail

Routt County, Colorado

Hahns Peak is the predominant geographical feature in the Steamboat Lake area. The climb to the abandoned fire lookout at the summit is over a wide track covered in loose lava rock. The Nipple Peak and Prospector trails offer wooded singletrack riding with tight turns, narrow tracks, and slippery roots.

How To Get There

From Steamboat Springs: Head northwest out of town on Lincoln Ave, continue approx 1.8 miles to Co Rd 129/Elk River Rd. Turn north onto Co Rd 129/Elk River Rd and follow for approx 28.2 miles to Fsn 488/Hahn's Peak Lk Rd. Turn west on Fsn 488/Hahn's Peak Lk Rd and follow approx 1.3 miles to access trails.

Detailed Description

Nipple Peak itself is a volcanic plug named for Maggie Baggs.

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