Sunlight to Powderhorn Trail (SP Trail)

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Connects: Marion Cemetery Road (CR 123), Marion Cemetery, Marion Gulch Trail, Sunlight Mountain, Four Mile Road (FSR #300), Powderhorn Mountain


Sunlight to Powderhorn Trail

Four Mile Road and the Sunlight to Powderhorn Trail

Carbondale, Glenwood Springs, Grand Junction, CO – 120 Miles – Difficulty Varies – Snowshoe, Classic XC Ski – Snow

The Sunlight to Powderhorn Trail, also called the SP Trail, is a winter trail you can snowshoe and cross-country ski that is popular for snowmobiling. The trail system consists of a single 120 mile route marked from Sunlight Mountain to Powderhorn Mountain on the Grand Mesa, and 180 more miles of associated trails. The trail contains both groomed and ungroomed sections. Lodging is available at the Electric Mountain Lodge and the Sunlight Mountain Inn. Fuel is available at Electric Mountain Lodge.

To get to the Four Mile Road Trailhead from Glenwood, follow Four Mile Road (CR 117) for approximately 9 miles to the intersection with Four Mile Road (FSR #300), just before the Sunlight Ski Area. Turn right onto FSR #300 which is a gravel road. Continue for approximately 2.5 miles to the parking area and start of the trailhead.

More information about the Sunlight to Powderhorn Trail can be found at:
White River National Forest – Sunlight to Powderhorn Trail System (Snowmobiling)

Sunlight to Powderhorn Trail Map
sunlight to powderhorn trail map

Four Mile Road Trailhead

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Marion Gulch Trailhead

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Posted in 8-10+ Miles, Carbondale, Classic XC Skiing, Glenwood Springs, Large Loops/Backpacking, Medium, Moderate, More Than 10 Miles, Nordic (XC Ski), Nordic Trail, Skate Skiing, Snow, Snowshoeing, Sunlight Mountain Resort, Sunlight Mountain Resort, Trails, Winter Trail Tagged with: ,

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