If technical rock climbing is your type of adventure, then Penitente Canyon may have what you want. The canyon is known for its nearly 300 world class technical rock-climbing routes. South-facing routes can be climbed year-round within the Recreation Area. Numerous hiking trails are also available for your enjoyment within Penitente Canyon Special Recreation Management Area. Other attractions include trout fishing in La Garita Creek and primitive camping.
Year-round; 24 hours a day
Bureau of Land Management: San Luis Valley Field Office