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Recommended Routes in Weminuche Wilderness - 3

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Favorite Sunrise from Windom Peak.
Very Difficult Very Difficult

Chicago Basin 14er Grand Slam

28.9 mi 46.5 km 12,167' Up 3708.44 m Up 12,167' Down 3708.44 m Down

Silverton, CO
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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 Very Difficult

Eolus Group

18.9 mi 30.5 km 5,901' Up 1798.77 m Up 5,901' Down 1798.77 m Down

Silverton, CO
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Favorite Sunrise from Windom Peak.
Very Difficult Very Difficult

Sunlight and Windom

18.9 mi 30.4 km 6,235' Up 1900.45 m Up 6,235' Down 1900.45 m Down

Silverton, CO
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Weminuche Wilderness Hiking

  • 301 Miles 485 Kilometers of Trail
  • 3 Recommended Routes
  • 4 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 28 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 20 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Weminuche Wilderness - 49

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10.6 mi 17.1 km #1CDT: Weminuche Pass to Twin Lakes (CO Sec. 7)
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Lake City, CO
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Lake City, CO
8.0 mi 12.9 km #2Lime Mesa Trail #676
Intermediate Intermediate
Silverton, CO
Intermediate Intermediate
Silverton, CO
10.0 mi 16.1 km #3CDT: Twin Lakes to Beartown (CO Sec. 8)
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Silverton, CO
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Silverton, CO
5.4 mi 8.7 km #4Cave Basin Trail #815
Intermediate Intermediate
Bayfield, CO
Intermediate Intermediate
Bayfield, CO
11.7 mi 18.9 km #5Weminuche Trail #592
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Lake City, CO
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Lake City, CO
4.8 mi 7.8 km #6Snowslide Trail #653
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Lake City, CO
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Lake City, CO
16.8 mi 27.1 km #7Needle/Johnson Creek Trail #504
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Silverton, CO
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Silverton, CO
7.2 mi 11.6 km #8Rock Creek Trail
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Silverton, CO
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Silverton, CO
11.4 mi 18.4 km #9Emerald Lake Trail
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Silverton, CO
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Silverton, CO
11.5 mi 18.6 km #10Middle Fork Trail #589
Difficult Difficult
Pagosa Springs, CO
Difficult Difficult
Pagosa Springs, CO

Photos of Weminuche Wilderness - 103

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

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