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An old mining road starting at approximately 9,800 feet in elevation and ending just over 12,000'.


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2.8

Miles

4.5

KM

Point to Point

13,168' 4,014 m

High

10,323' 3,147 m

Low

2,844' 867 m

Up

148' 45 m

Down

20%

Avg Grade (12°)

37%

Max Grade (20°)

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Forest Trail #508.1A (Blixt Trail) is a non-motorized route that offers a steep climb on an old mining road starting in the Ophir Valley at approximately 9,800 feet in elevation and proceeding up into Bridal Veil Basin at just over 12,000 feet.

The southern end of the trail begins on Forest Road #630 then proceeds above tree line past remnants of historic mining to a high saddle locally known as Oscar's Pass. This 2.8-mile trail then intersects with Wasatch Trail #508 and Bridal Veil Trail #636.

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Tom Robson

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#27

in Telluride

#45208

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#27

in Telluride

#3,332

in Colorado

#45,208

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At the top of Oscar's Pass, looking out towards Grant/Swamp Pass.
Jul 5, 2015 near Telluride, CO
The steep switchbacks from Oscar's Pass down to Chapman.
Jul 5, 2015 near Telluride, CO
Mining remains.
Oct 11, 2021 near Telluride, CO
Blixt Trail.
Oct 11, 2021 near Telluride, CO

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