Additional Resources

 

 

Past Trips

Peter Bakwin and Mike Priddy have attempted to backpack the Nolans route a few times. Peter’s trip reports can be read here and Mike’s report is here. These trip reports do highlight the need for Plan B’s, and good beta on how to bail/skip mountains. It’s a tough line, fast or slow!

Related Guides

Also see my guide on accessing the 14ers that are close (enough) to the Colorado Trail, many of the routes which share what you would do in Nolans/Slow-lans.

Comparisons to Other Routes

Samuel Chaneles has a comparison between the Nolans and Pfiffner lines, to get a better idea of what’s in store for you.


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