Caltopo Route Map Legend

 

 

The Slow-lans map can be found here, and is also embedded at the top of all the pages of this guide. You will want to use that map in conjunction with the narratives provided.

Nolans Route

The main Nolans route is in magenta. The Nolans route optimizes to take the quickest, most direct way up and down the peaks, and doesn’t primarily consider things like camping options, water sources, etc.

The main Nolans route is in magenta.
The main Nolans route is in magenta

Slow-lans Alts.

Alternative route segments, off the Nolans route are also presented in blue. These route segments are provided to give a more backpacking-friendly version of the route, if one is available: they may allow a more sustainable path through the terrain, an easier route, a route that provides better camping/water sources, etc.

Slow-lan Alts. route segments are in blue
Slow-lan Alts. route segments are in blue

Bailing/Resupply

Routes to get out off the main route to either bail or to pick up supplies are in orange. Bailout routes primarily go back to the Colorado Trail that parallels the Nolans line. Consult guides on the Colorado trail for in-depth information on water supplies, camping, and how to get to town.

Bailout/Supply routes are in orange
Bailout/Supply routes are in orange

Skipping Peaks

Routes that skip peaks are in yellow. Depending on your timeline, weather, and stoke of your group, skipping a peak for easier route may be wise.

Skipping peaks routes are in yellow
Skipping peaks routes are in yellow

Summit/Water Sources/Camping Labels

Peak summits, water sources, and camping spots are labeled on the map.

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