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Silver Lake Trail

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1.0 mile 1.6 kilometer point to point
44% Runnable
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Elevation

Ascent: 1,233' 376 m
Descent: 0' 0 m
High: 11,761' 3,585 m
Low: 10,528' 3,209 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 24% (13°)
Max Grade: 50% (27°)

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Trail shared by Don Smith

A steep trail to a beautiful lake.

Don Smith

Features Fall Colors · Lake · River/Creek · Views · Waterfall · Wildflowers

Need to Know

The trail begins with a creek crossing right off of Blue Lakes Trail, which can be rather tricky in early summer.

Description

The trail begins at a creek crossing approximately a half mile above the power plant on the Bridal Veil Trail #636.

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Typical view on the way up to the lake.
Jul 4, 2018 near Telluride, CO
Silver Lake
Jul 21, 2018 near Telluride, CO
Creek crossing on Bridal View Trail - start of trail.
Jul 21, 2018 near Telluride, CO

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