Range: San Juan Mountains
3 (0=Paved, 6=Very Difficult 4WD)
Trailhead for Cuba Gulch access to Centennial Half Peak and Snare Gulch Approach to Centennial Jones and Bicentennial Niagara. 4WD (stock Tacoma - basic 4WD skills) road extends 3.4 miles from Cataract Gulch Trailhead, including one stream crossing. Driveable road concludes at Cuba Gulch TH although track continues up "Snare Stairs" and into basin below east side of Jones Peak. "Snare Gulch Approach" (described in Roach & Roach 13'ers guide) beyond Cuba Gulch closed by signage, creek cut, downed trees, and scree/talus slides covering road at upper SS switchbacks. You are walking from Cuba Gulch TH onward.
Proceed 3.4 additional miles beyond Cataract Gulch Trailhead, which is located on the Sherman Road (Hinsdale County Road 35), 15.5 miles total from Lake City.