Mt. Thomas-FDT 1870
Starts at 10,343 ft, ends at 11,719 ft, highest point 12,034 ft
Hiking, horseback riding
Travel 10 miles south of Eagle on
Turn right just past the cattle guard and go 1/2 mile on this short, rough road. There is limited parking at the trailhead, trailers can park at Crooked Creek Pass.
The trail begins with a moderately steep climb through spruce/ fir forest before leveling out to follow the Red Table Mountain ridge and climbing the peak of Mt. Thomas at 11,977 feet.
The trail then travels through an alpine zone becoming rocky with little vegetation, look for large rock
After about 7 miles the trail descends into sparse stands of spruce/fir forest and ends in a large meadow that connects with