Mount Sniktau is a peak inside of Arapaho National Forest. Parking to access this peak is at Loveland Pass. Please respect signs for parking as it is limited. Once there, access to the ridge is visible. Observe conditions prior to hiking/climbing. It can be deceiving from the bottom, always be prepared for the alpine and check weather conditions prior to this hike. Remember that this hike/climb is in the alpine and tundra is very fragile and may not recover from trampling on it. Stay on trail. Wildlife is also present, so dogs can be presented to them as a predator and threat. As you climb up and reach the ridge, you will see a faint trail that veers left. Follow the trail as it contours around the ridge on the way to Sniktau. There are several wind shelters made of rocks and a couple of false summits before you reach the true summit. You will be gaining and losing elevation on your way to the summit and back. In the winter, please be aware that several cornices form and it is highly dangerous to walk on them. Always stay as far as you can from them and be aware of your surroundings. Also, this area is usually very windy. Be advised that it can be dangerous to attempt to do Mt. Sniktau when such winds and gusts are present.