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There are lots of trails in this region, with choices for all abilities. Many follow logging roads, so it’s best to get the latest scoop on conditions before heading out. Ambitious hikers often overnight in Lake City before attempting three of Colorado’s Fourteeners—Handies, Sunshine, and Redcloud peaks—all within about 15 miles of town. Sunshine and Redcloud are generally climbed together, which makes it fairly easy for fit hikers to bag three Fourteeners in just two days.