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1,119 mi 1,801 km of trail 19 Runs

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Gems in Uncompahgre National Forest - 2

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gem Favorite The bold colors of Lower Blue Lake.

Blue Lakes

(12) Telluride, CO
gem Favorite Telluride Box Canyon (westward view).

Bridal Veil Falls

(4) Telluride, CO

Runs in Uncompahgre National Forest - 19

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Favorite Bear Creek Falls
Easy/Intermediate

Bear Creek Falls

4.7 mi 7.5 km • Loop • 1,076 ft Ascent 328.04 m Ascent

(38) Telluride, CO
Favorite Mt. Sneffels summit, taken May 20, 2018
Difficult

Mt. Sneffels

5.0 mi 8.0 km • Loop • 2,431 ft Ascent 741.11 m Ascent

(27) Ouray, CO
Favorite The trail up Uncompahgre Peak. The summit is visible to the right; your goal is to hike to the left of this massif before traversing behind it to the top.
Intermediate/Difficult

Uncompahgre Peak

13.8 mi 22.2 km • Out and Back • 4,215 ft Ascent 1284.64 m Ascent

(6) Lake City, CO
Favorite It
Intermediate/Difficult

Imogene Pass Run

17.2 mi 27.7 km • Point to Point • 5,420 ft Ascent 1651.87 m Ascent

(2) Ouray, CO
Favorite Pass "the Prow," the finlike rock formation in the distance, on its right.
Intermediate/Difficult

Wetterhorn Peak

6.5 mi 10.5 km • Out and Back • 2,847 ft Ascent 867.63 m Ascent

(6) Lake City, CO
Favorite Precipice Peak and Mt. Dunsinane tower over the Middle Fork Valley and are easily viewed along the trail.
Intermediate/Difficult

Middle Fork #227 and East Fork #228 Loop

23.3 mi 37.6 km • Loop • 3,701 ft Ascent 1128.18 m Ascent

(1) Ridgway, CO
Favorite It
Extremely Difficult

Telluride Mountain Run 38 Mile

38.1 mi 61.3 km • Loop • 13,592 ft Ascent 4142.94 m Ascent

(2) Telluride, CO
Favorite Wildflowers blanket the mountainside.
Intermediate/Difficult

Bridge of Heaven via the "New" Horsethief Trail

8.1 mi 13.1 km • Out and Back • 2,856 ft Ascent 870.55 m Ascent

(6) Ouray, CO

Trails in Uncompahgre National Forest - 287

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7.6 mi 12.2 km #1Blue Lakes Trail
Intermediate
Telluride, CO
Intermediate
7.6 mi 12.2 km Telluride, CO 25 
0.5 mi 0.7 km #2Southwest Ridge of Mount Sneffels
Extremely Difficult
Telluride, CO
Extremely Difficult
0.5 mi 0.7 km Telluride, CO
4.3 mi 6.9 km #3Bear Creek National Recreation Trail #241
Intermediate
Ouray, CO
Intermediate
4.3 mi 6.9 km Ouray, CO
3.8 mi 6.1 km #4Uncompahgre Peak Trail #239
Intermediate/Difficult
Lake City, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
3.8 mi 6.1 km Lake City, CO
4.8 mi 7.8 km #5Perimeter Trail
Intermediate
Ouray, CO
Intermediate
4.8 mi 7.8 km Ouray, CO 17 
1.7 mi 2.8 km #6Wetterhorn Peak Trail #9256
Extremely Difficult
Lake City, CO
Extremely Difficult
1.7 mi 2.8 km Lake City, CO
7.4 mi 11.9 km #7Middle Fork #227
Intermediate
Ridgway, CO
Intermediate
7.4 mi 11.9 km Ridgway, CO
3.2 mi 5.1 km #8Hope Lake Trail
Intermediate
Mountain Village, CO
Intermediate
3.2 mi 5.1 km Mountain Village, CO
1.0 mi 1.6 km #9Silver Lake Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Telluride, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
1.0 mi 1.6 km Telluride, CO
1.0 mi 1.5 km #10Lewis Lake and Mine
Intermediate
Telluride, CO
Intermediate
1.0 mi 1.5 km Telluride, CO
1.7 mi 2.7 km #11Wasatch Connection Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Telluride, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
1.7 mi 2.7 km Telluride, CO
11.3 mi 18.1 km #12East Fork #228
Intermediate
Lake City, CO
Intermediate
11.3 mi 18.1 km Lake City, CO
0.9 mi 1.5 km #13Courthouse Mountain Trail #144
Intermediate/Difficult
Ridgway, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
0.9 mi 1.5 km Ridgway, CO
6.9 mi 11.1 km #14Larson Lakes Trail
Intermediate
Lake City, CO
Intermediate
6.9 mi 11.1 km Lake City, CO
5.2 mi 8.4 km #15Blue Creek Trail #620
Intermediate/Difficult
Gateway, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
5.2 mi 8.4 km Gateway, CO
4.4 mi 7.1 km #16El Paso Creek Trail #9238
Intermediate/Difficult
Lake City, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
4.4 mi 7.1 km Lake City, CO
2.8 mi 4.5 km #17Jud Wiebe Trail
Intermediate
Telluride, CO
Intermediate
2.8 mi 4.5 km Telluride, CO
8.0 mi 12.9 km #18Sneffels Highline Trail #434
Difficult
Telluride, CO
Difficult
8.0 mi 12.9 km Telluride, CO
0.2 mi 0.3 km #19Cornet Falls
Intermediate
Telluride, CO
Intermediate
0.2 mi 0.3 km Telluride, CO
2.3 mi 3.6 km #20Upper Cascade Falls Trail #213
Difficult
Ouray, CO
Difficult
2.3 mi 3.6 km Ouray, CO

Photos of Uncompahgre National Forest - 247

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Middle Blue Lake at sunrise.
Apr 14, 2015 near Telluride, CO
Lower Blue Lake from the Blue Lakes Trail
Apr 14, 2015 near Telluride, CO
It
Nov 22, 2014 near Telluride, CO
The bold colors of Lower Blue Lake.
Dec 14, 2016 near Telluride, CO
Field of columbines.
Jul 25, 2016 near Telluride, CO
Wildflowers blanket the mountainside.
May 12, 2017 near Ouray, CO
The trail draws back into another heavily wooded patch.
May 12, 2017 near Ouray, CO
Doesnt get much prettier than this
Aug 12, 2019 near Ouray, CO

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