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1,981 mi 3,188 km of trail 17 Runs

Easy Trails 122 Trails Intermediate Trails 155 Trails Hard Trails 95 Trails
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Runs in San Juan National Forest - 17

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Favorite Sunrise from Windom Peak.
Extremely Difficult

Chicago Basin 14er Grand Slam

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

(4) Silverton, CO
Favorite Heading for our campsite by the pond after another long day.
Intermediate/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.
Extremely 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 This is your reward after making your way through the first stretch of forest.
Intermediate

Crater Lake and North Twilight

14.3 mi 23.0 km • Loop • 3,232 ft Ascent 985.12 m Ascent

(10) Silverton, CO
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 • Point to Point • 3,656 ft Ascent 1114.39 m Ascent

(3) Silverton, CO
Favorite Sunrise from Windom Peak.
Extremely 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.
Intermediate/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 Here are some goats. They're everywhere, but mostly stay on the Eolus side of the Basin.
Extremely Difficult

Eolus Group

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

(3) Silverton, CO

Trails in San Juan National Forest - 355

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3.4 mi 5.5 km #1Ice Lake Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Silverton, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
3.4 mi 5.5 km Silverton, CO 51 
3.3 mi 5.4 km #2Columbine Lake Trail #509
Intermediate/Difficult
Silverton, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
3.3 mi 5.4 km Silverton, CO
23.2 mi 37.3 km #3Pine River Trail #523
Easy/Intermediate
Bayfield, CO
Easy/Intermediate
23.2 mi 37.3 km Bayfield, CO
23.8 mi 38.3 km #4CDT: South River Peak to Squaw Pass (CO Sec. 5)
Intermediate/Difficult
Pagosa Springs, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
23.8 mi 38.3 km Pagosa Springs, CO
3.9 mi 6.3 km #5Haflin Creek Trail # 557
Extremely Difficult
Durango, CO
Extremely Difficult
3.9 mi 6.3 km Durango, CO
1.1 mi 1.8 km #6Mt. Eolus
Difficult
Silverton, CO
Difficult
1.1 mi 1.8 km Silverton, CO
0.7 mi 1.1 km #7Sunlight Peak
Extremely Difficult
Silverton, CO
Extremely Difficult
0.7 mi 1.1 km Silverton, CO
10.6 mi 17.1 km #8CDT: Weminuche Pass to Twin Lakes (CO Sec. 7)
Intermediate
Lake City, CO
Intermediate
10.6 mi 17.1 km Lake City, CO
8.7 mi 14.0 km #9Whitehead Trail #674
Easy/Intermediate
Silverton, CO
Easy/Intermediate
8.7 mi 14.0 km Silverton, CO
8.5 mi 13.6 km #10Devil Mountain #600
Difficult
Pagosa Springs, CO
Difficult
8.5 mi 13.6 km Pagosa Springs, CO
22.0 mi 35.4 km #11CT - Segment 28: Kennebec to Junction Creek
Intermediate/Difficult
Rico, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
22.0 mi 35.4 km Rico, CO
7.3 mi 11.7 km #12Stevens Creek Trail #728
Difficult
Durango, CO
Difficult
7.3 mi 11.7 km Durango, CO
11.7 mi 18.9 km #13Weminuche Trail #592
Intermediate/Difficult
Lake City, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
11.7 mi 18.9 km Lake City, CO
3.0 mi 4.8 km #14Coal Creek Trail
Difficult
Silverton, CO
Difficult
3.0 mi 4.8 km Silverton, CO
4.0 mi 6.5 km #15Jones Creek Trail # 518
Intermediate/Difficult
Durango, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
4.0 mi 6.5 km Durango, CO
7.4 mi 12.0 km #16Lower Weminuche Trail #595
Easy/Intermediate
Pagosa Springs, CO
Easy/Intermediate
7.4 mi 12.0 km Pagosa Springs, CO
2.3 mi 3.7 km #17Graysill Creek Trail
Difficult
Rico, CO
Difficult
2.3 mi 3.7 km Rico, CO
4.8 mi 7.8 km #18Snowslide Trail #653
Intermediate/Difficult
Lake City, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
4.8 mi 7.8 km Lake City, CO
0.5 mi 0.8 km #19Big Al Trail #630
Easy
Mancos, CO
Easy
0.5 mi 0.8 km Mancos, CO
0.8 mi 1.3 km #20Priest Cutoff #201
Difficult
Rico, CO
Difficult
0.8 mi 1.3 km Rico, CO

Photos of San Juan National Forest - 181

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Dog tired at the end of a long day! He ate two suppers.
Jul 30, 2016 near Silverton, CO
Ice Lake Vista taken from Island Lake Trail
May 12, 2018 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
Descending Grant/Swamp Pass to Ice Lakes Basin. Island Lake, is below and Fuller Peak, Vermillion Peak and Golden Horn stand tall in the distance.
Jul 5, 2015 near Silverton, CO
Paintbrush in Mill Creek Basin.
Aug 11, 2017 near Telluride, CO
Enjoy a short reprieve from the "up".
Sep 13, 2017 near Pagosa…, CO
Exceptional views of the remote Grenadier Range abound along the Continental Divide.
Jul 17, 2017 near Silverton, CO

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