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Velocity Basin Hiking

Velocity Basin in Silverton, CO
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Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 1 miles
Distance from Durango: 57 miles
Gain: 1910 ft
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Velocity Basin is a cirque basin with a small turquoise lake at its base. At an elevation of 11,315 ft above sea level, it is accessed from CR 52 outside of Silverton.


Hotel Draw Road BikingHikingTrail Running

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Condition: Good
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Trail Length: miles
Distance from Durango: 35 miles
Gain: ft
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Hotel Draw Road connects Hermosa Creek into the Colorado Trail (at high country) where the trail crosses the road several times along the Great Divide.


Hermosa Creek Trail BikingHikingTrail Running

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Region:
Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 19.1 miles
Distance from Durango: 35 miles
Gain: 2330 ft
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The main Hermosa Creek Trail is always the most well-worn route and sees several junctions in the 12.7-mile one way.


Sharkstooth Trail BikingHikingTrail Running

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Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 6.6 miles
Distance from Durango: 23 miles
Gain: 1932 ft
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Sharkstooth Trail is a 6.6 mile (one way) trail to Sharkstooth Pass, with many excellent views of Hesperus Mountain along the way.


Walls Gulch Bridge Trail BikingHiking

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Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 5.5 miles
Distance from Durango: 15 miles
Gain: ft
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Walls Gulch Bridge is a 5.5-mile (out-and-back) trail near La Plata Canyon that can be difficult to find and requires 4WD.


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