Hiking Stewart Peak

Hiking Stewart Peak in Colorado: A Great San Juan 13er

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Stewart Peak is one of the centennial thirteeners – the tallest 100 summits in the state. It’s also a great southern climb in the San Juan mountains for anyone looking for a quiet class 2 route. It’s located near San Luis Peak, so you can climb both peaks over the course of a weekend to get the most out of your time in the area. Here’s my advice and route info for hiking Stewart Peak, a fantastic Colorado thirteener.

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Climbing Stewart Peak: Facts Facts

Hiking Stewart Peak - East Ridge Route

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Alex is an Eagle Scout, climber, and environmental policy expert located in Denver, Colorado. He created The Next Summit to help others stay safe exploring the mountains and advocate to preserve the peaks for the future. Follow him on Linkedin or Twitter or click here to contact him.

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