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Pass Creek Trail

Intermediate
 4.0 (4)

This trail starts in the forest but ends in a beautiful open meadow.


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Map Key

2.7

Miles

4.3

KM

Point to Point

11,661' 3,554 m

High

10,702' 3,262 m

Low

988' 301 m

Up

29' 9 m

Down

7%

Avg Grade (4°)

16%

Max Grade (9°)

Dogs Unknown

Features Fall Colors · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Description

Upon leaving Coalbank Pass, most of the forested Pass Creek Trail is easily navigable on the way up to the base of Engineer Mountain. After about 2.5 miles of forest trail, you emerge into meadow with Engineer Mountain looming above you. Though the route isn't terribly technical or filled with obstacles, the moderate grades make this a somewhat strenuous route.

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aaron moore

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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.
Apr 9, 2016 near Rico, CO
The scenery from the Pass Creek Trail is worth the effort!
Apr 15, 2016 near Silverton, CO
Looking across the valley from the Pass Creek Trail.
Apr 15, 2016 near Silverton, CO

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Jul 5, 2020
Gina Marie
2.7mi
Jul 28, 2019
Jacquie Lanese
Very little snow and flowers starting to bloom! 5.7mi — 4h 30m
Jul 20, 2019
Michael Eck
Aug 4, 2018
Nicole Manfredonia
7mi