Silverton Trails

Located west and east of Silverton, are numerous hiking trails with slendid views of alpine lakes and mines.

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  • Trail Name Difficulty Distance (1-way) Elev. Gain
    1. Ice Lake Difficult 7.0 mi / 11.2 km 2,430 ft
    2. Island Lake Difficult 1.6 mi / 2.6 km 285 ft
    3. Vermillion Two (V2) Peaks Difficult 1.2 mi / 2.0 km 1,140 ft
    4. Fuller Lake Moderate 1.6 mi / 2.6 km 340 ft
    5. Clear Lake OHV Difficult 8.8 mi / 14.2 km 2,000 ft
        Clear Lake Summit Difficult 0.8 mi / 1.2 km 650 ft
    6. Crystal Lake Moderate 0.6 mi / 0.8 km 280 ft
    7. Columbine Lake Difficult 6.8 mi / 11.0 km 2,930 ft
    8. Silver Lake OHV Moderate 3.8 mi / 6.2 km 1,200 ft
        Silver Lake Trail Difficult 3.4 mi / 5.4 km 1,510 ft
    9. Highland Mary / Verde Lakes Difficult 5.8 mi / 9.4 km 1,600 ft
        Highland Mary (alt return) Difficult 5.0 mi / 8.0 km 1,780 ft


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    Ice Lake Trail
    Ice Lake Trail.
    Ice Lake Trail
    Clear Creek Falls.
    Ice Lake Trail
    Ice Lake Creek.
    Ice Lake Trail
    Lower Ice Basin.
    Ice Lake Trail
    Ice Lake.
    Ice Lake Creek
    Ice Lake Creek.
    Island Lake Trail
    Island Lake Trail looking back to Ice Lake.
    Island Lake Trail
    Lower Ice Lake Basin.
    Island Lake Trail
    Approach to Island Lake.
    Island Lake Trail
    Island Lake.
    Island Lake Trail
    Island Lake.
    Island Lake Trail
    Island Lake.
    V2 Trail
    Flower on V2 Trail.
    V2 Trail
    Northeast view from V2 summit.
    V2 Trail
    Southwest view from V2 summit.
    V2 Trail
    U.S. Grant Peak to the west.
    V2 Trail
    View of Clear Lake from V2 summit.
    V2 Trail
    View of Island and Ice Lakes from V2 summit.

    Photos by EMKotyk