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597 mi 961 km of trail 7 Hikes

Easy Trails 8 Trails Intermediate Trails 43 Trails Hard Trails 42 Trails

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Hikes in Weminuche Wilderness - 7

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Favorite Sunrise from Windom Peak.
Very Difficult

Chicago Basin 14er Grand Slam

28.9 mi 46.5 km • Out and Back • 12,167 ft Ascent 3708.44 m Ascent

(5) Silverton, CO
Favorite The vastness of the Weminuche Wilderness is breathtaking!
Difficult

Highland Mary Lakes Loop

7.8 mi 12.5 km • Loop • 1,824 ft Ascent 555.88 m Ascent

(8) Silverton, CO
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 • Loop • 9,059 ft Ascent 2761.26 m Ascent

(3) Silverton, CO
Favorite Sunrise from Windom Peak.
Very Difficult

Sunlight and Windom

18.9 mi 30.4 km • Loop • 6,235 ft Ascent 1900.45 m Ascent

(4) Silverton, CO
Favorite Looking north from the pass to Rock Lake.
Difficult

Emerald Lake - Vallacito Creek Loop

36.9 mi 59.3 km • Point to Point • 5,018 ft Ascent 1529.62 m Ascent

(1) Bayfield, CO
Favorite Hikers stroll into camp with Chicago Basin's Needle Mountains in the background. You wanna go here now, don't you?  Chicago Basin Trail
Very Difficult

Eolus Group

18.9 mi 30.5 km • Out and Back • 5,901 ft Ascent 1798.77 m Ascent

(3) Silverton, CO
Favorite Enjoy a short reprieve from the "up".
Intermediate/Difficult

Four Mile Falls/Anderson Trail Loop

13.6 mi 21.9 km • Loop • 3,256 ft Ascent 992.56 m Ascent

(3) Pagosa…, CO

Trails in Weminuche Wilderness - 86

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23.2 mi 37.3 km #1Pine River Trail #523
Intermediate
Bayfield, CO
Intermediate
23.2 mi 37.3 km Bayfield, CO
23.8 mi 38.3 km #2CDT: South River Peak to Squaw Pass (CO Sec. 5)
Difficult
Pagosa Springs, CO
Difficult
23.8 mi 38.3 km Pagosa Springs, CO
1.1 mi 1.8 km #3Mt. Eolus
Difficult
Silverton, CO
Difficult
1.1 mi 1.8 km Silverton, CO
0.7 mi 1.1 km #4Sunlight Peak
Very Difficult
Silverton, CO
Very Difficult
0.7 mi 1.1 km Silverton, CO
7.9 mi 12.7 km #5CDT: Beartown to Stony Pass (CO Sec. 9)
Intermediate
Silverton, CO
Intermediate
7.9 mi 12.7 km Silverton, CO
10.6 mi 17.1 km #6CDT: Weminuche Pass to Twin Lakes (CO Sec. 7)
Intermediate/Difficult
Lake City, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
10.6 mi 17.1 km Lake City, CO
8.7 mi 14.0 km #7Whitehead Trail #674
Intermediate
Silverton, CO
Intermediate
8.7 mi 14.0 km Silverton, CO
11.7 mi 18.9 km #8Weminuche Trail #592
Intermediate/Difficult
Lake City, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
11.7 mi 18.9 km Lake City, CO
4.8 mi 7.8 km #9Snowslide Trail #653
Intermediate/Difficult
Lake City, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
4.8 mi 7.8 km Lake City, CO
16.8 mi 27.1 km #10Needle/Johnson Creek Trail #504
Intermediate/Difficult
Silverton, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
16.8 mi 27.1 km Silverton, CO
1.0 mi 1.6 km #11Twin Lakes Approach
Difficult
Silverton, CO
Difficult
1.0 mi 1.6 km Silverton, CO
19.8 mi 31.8 km #12CDT: Wolf Creek Pass to South River Peak (CO Sec. 4)
Intermediate
Pagosa Springs, CO
Intermediate
19.8 mi 31.8 km Pagosa Springs, CO
0.7 mi 1.1 km #13Windom Peak
Difficult
Silverton, CO
Difficult
0.7 mi 1.1 km Silverton, CO
9.1 mi 14.6 km #14Anderson Trail
Difficult
Pagosa Springs, CO
Difficult
9.1 mi 14.6 km Pagosa Springs, CO
18.2 mi 29.3 km #15Vallecito Trail #529
Intermediate/Difficult
Silverton, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
18.2 mi 29.3 km Silverton, CO
7.2 mi 11.6 km #16Rock Creek Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Silverton, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
7.2 mi 11.6 km Silverton, CO
0.4 mi 0.6 km #17Storm King Peak Southwest Ridge
Very Difficult
Silverton, CO
Very Difficult
0.4 mi 0.6 km Silverton, CO
7.7 mi 12.4 km #18Fourmile Stock Drive Trail (569)
Intermediate
Pagosa Springs, CO
Intermediate
7.7 mi 12.4 km Pagosa Springs, CO
11.5 mi 18.6 km #19Middle Fork Trail #589
Difficult
Pagosa Springs, CO
Difficult
11.5 mi 18.6 km Pagosa Springs, CO
0.6 mi 1.0 km #20Piedre Falls Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Pagosa Springs, CO
Easy/Intermediate
0.6 mi 1.0 km Pagosa Springs, CO

Photos of Weminuche Wilderness - 72

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Dog tired at the end of a long day! He ate two suppers.
Jul 30, 2016 near Silverton, CO
Easy going on the Colorado Divide Trail (CDT).
Jul 30, 2016 near Silverton, CO
A climber works his way through the scree up to the top of Storm King.
Jul 5, 2017 near Silverton, CO
The large catwalk atop Storm King offers views of Silex in the background.
Jul 5, 2017 near Silverton, CO
The vastness of the Weminuche Wilderness is breathtaking!
Jul 17, 2017 near Silverton, CO
Sunrise from Windom Peak.
May 3, 2017 near Silverton, CO
Heading for our campsite by the pond after another long day.
Jul 30, 2016 near Silverton, CO
Enjoy a short reprieve from the "up".
Sep 13, 2017 near Pagosa…, CO