Whipple Mountain Trail

TIME: 3 to 4.5 hours from start to finish

DISTANCE: Whipple Trail is 3.2 miles long, but is connected to Deep Creek Trail—altogether is it about 8.5 miles from the corral beyond the airport to the trailhead on Last Dollar Road.

ELEVATION GAIN: 2,000+ feet

MAXIMUM ELEVATION: About 11,700 feet

DIFFICULTY: Moderately difficult

TRAILHEAD: The official trailhead is at 9,900 feet, on the last switchback on the east side, before the top of Last Dollar Road #638. You can also start at the corral beyond the airport.