Hike: Purgatory Area

JMorgan hike

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These trails are south and west of Silverton in the San Juan Mountains. Silverton sits at 9,318 feet, and is a mining town dating from the 1880’s. Located 23 miles south of Ouray on the famous “Million Dollar Highway,” Silverton provides the perfect basecamp for those hiking, climbing, and exploring this area of the San Juan Mountains.
USGS Topo Maps Link:

Electra Lake Elk Creek
Hermosa Peak Engineer Mountain

Durango Basecamp Link

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Engineer Mountain Out and Back

Coalbank Pass to Molas Pass

North Twilight Peak Trail

Engineer Mountain Trail

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White Creek Trail

Old Lime Creek Raod

Eolus Group

Sunlight and Windom

Animas River Trail

Elbert Creek Trail #512

Hermosa Creek Trail