The Dune Field Camp Map (Great Sand Dunes N.P., Colorado)
A special Backpacker Magazine topo map printed on waterproof, tearproof paper. Includes topographic map data from the USGS and detailed trip information
Camping in this 30-square-mile sea of sand, with the Sangre de Cristo Mountains rising to 14,000 feet in the background, is one of the most unique experiences on the continent. Sunrises and sunsets mellow this surreal landscape with soft colors and long shadows, and at night, shooting stars arc across a coal-black sky. This 19.1-mile trips spends two nights out in the dunes and travels cross-country through pinyon and juniper forests. Map includes turn-by-turn hiking directions and in-depth trip planning essentials to help you experience this BACKPACKER PRO adventure.
Contains the following named locations: Cold Creek,Little Medano Creek,Medano Creek,Horse Canyon,Castle Creek,Sawmill Canyon,Buck Creek,Pinon Flats Campground,Garden Creek,Mosca Creek,Mosca Spring,Morris Gulch,Evans Gulch,Great Sand Dunes Wilderness,Great Sand Dunes National Preserve