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WW hike Melanie Highline

Wednesday, August 28, 8:30 am Register by Email

The trailhead for this hike is the high point of the Jeep road that runs from the top of Red Mountain Pass to US 550 several miles to the south (San Juan CR 14). The hike is all above tree line, between 11,800 and 12,200 ft. We will contour around a basin with great views off to the west. Snack or lunch is at a point that overlooks the Cement Creek drainage and the town of Silverton. An SUV with 4WD/Low range is required to get to the TH. The hike limit will be determined by number of drivers available. Dogs OK only if you are driving.
Carpool $10.
RSVP Clark Lagow clagow@rmi.net 970-759-3325.

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Meeting Place:

Durango Rec Center 8:00 am
Purgatory Resort 8:30 am

Difficulty Info:

3.1 miles
600 ft
Moderately easy pace