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Recommended Routes in Silverton - 4

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Favorite Heading for our campsite by the pond after another long day.
Difficult

Highland Mary Lakes Loop

7.8 mi 12.5 km 1,824' Up 555.88 m Up 1,824' Down 555.87 m Down

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Favorite Dog tired at the end of a long day! He ate two suppers.
Very Difficult

Trinity and Silex Lake Route

34.4 mi 55.4 km 9,059' Up 2761.26 m Up 9,059' Down 2761.11 m Down

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Favorite After leaving the forest you enter a meadow and depending on the time of year you may see a field of Paintbrush with Engineer dominating the view above.
Difficult

Coalbank Pass to Molas Pass

21.7 mi 35.0 km 3,656' Up 1114.39 m Up 3,459' Down 1054.16 m Down

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Favorite Paintbrush in Mill Creek Basin.
Difficult

Columbine Lake Out-and-Back

8.1 mi 13.1 km 1,588' Up 483.89 m Up 1,589' Down 484.44 m Down

Silverton, CO

Silverton Hiking

  • 394 Miles 633 Kilometers of Trail
  • 11 Recommended Routes
  • 0 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 8 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 13 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Silverton - 10

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3.3 mi 5.4 km #1Columbine Lake Trail #509
Difficult
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5.5 mi 8.9 km #2Boulder Gulch Trail
Difficult
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Difficult
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8.7 mi 14.0 km #3Whitehead Trail #674
Intermediate
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Intermediate
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20.7 mi 33.4 km #4CT - Segment 25: Molas Pass to Bolam Pass Road
Intermediate/Difficult
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Intermediate/Difficult
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2.9 mi 4.7 km #5Highland Mary Lakes Trail #606
Intermediate/Difficult
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Intermediate/Difficult
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1.8 mi 3.0 km #6Cunningham Gulch Trail #502
Difficult
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Difficult
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0.3 mi 0.5 km #7Cunningham Gulch Trail Connector
Difficult
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Difficult
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2.3 mi 3.7 km #8Ruby Drainage Traverse Trail
Difficult
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Difficult
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2.0 mi 3.2 km #9South Fork Trail
Very Difficult
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Very Difficult
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20.7 mi 33.3 km #10CT - Segment 24: Stony Pass to Molas Pass
Intermediate
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Intermediate
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Photos of Silverton - 15

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Awe inspiring views constantly surround you, even at the parking area!
Jul 17, 2017 near Silverton, CO
Interesting photo ops adorn the trails throughout the Weminuche Wilderness.
Jul 17, 2017 near Silverton, CO
Leaving the treeline - the lower basin.
Aug 11, 2017 near Silverton, CO
In a state widely recognized for its snow, blue skies, and mining history, the gold, white, and blue hues of the Rocky Mountain Columbine is a perfect embodiment of Colorado.
May 12, 2017 near Silverton, CO
Little Molas Lake from the Colorado Trail near Silverton
Oct 5, 2019 near Silverton, CO
Racers rarin' to go at start of 2015 Kendall Mountain Run
Jul 19, 2015 near Silverton, CO
Dives-Little Giant Pass, heading towards Cunningham Gulch.
Jul 5, 2015 near Silverton, CO
The Start/Finish in Silverton.
Jul 5, 2015 near Silverton, CO