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Backpacking Trips/Trails List

Trip Name / Links to Descriptions 1-Way (mi) Rise (ft) Difficulty
Anderson Trail #579. USFS webpage. Mountain Travel Guide webpage.
See chapter "17 Fourmile Lake Loop" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Colorado's Weminuche and South San Juan Wilderness Areas. 
9.3   Moderate
Beaver Creek Trail #560. USFS webpage. 8.0 + approach    
Beaver Lakes Trail #604. USFS webpage. 4.5 + approach    
Blanco, Little, Trail #572. USFS webpage. Mountain Travel Guide webpage.
See chapter "39 Little Blanco Trail to Quartz Lake" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Colorado's Weminuche and South San Juan Wilderness Areas. 
See chapter "40 Little Blanco Trail from Junction of Quartz Lake Trail to Continental Divide" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Colorado's Weminuche and South San Juan Wilderness Areas. 
8.3    
Blanco River Trail #573. USFS webpage. MaxTrails.com webpage. 8.4    
Cimarrona Trail #586. USFS webpage. Mountain Travel Guide webpage 8.5    
Coal Creek Trail #581. USFS webpage. Go-Colorado webpage. MaxTrails.com webpage. Mountain Travel Guide webpage. 8.8 +2,800  
Coldwater Stock Drive Trail #598. USFS webpage. 5.9 + approach    
Coldwater Trail #597. USFS webpage. 8.6 + approach    
Continental Divide National Scenic Trail #813. From Trout Lake North to Weminuche Pass.
See chapter "36 Trout Lake to Weminuche Pass" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Colorado's Weminuche and South San Juan Wilderness Areas. 
19.5 + approach   Strenuous
Continental Divide National Scenic Trail #813. From Sawtooth Mountain north to Trout Lake.
See chapter "35 Sawtooth Mountain to Trout Lake" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Colorado's Weminuche and South San Juan Wilderness Areas. 
25.3 + approach   Strenuous
Continental Divide National Scenic Trail #813. From Wolf Creek Pass north to Sawtooth Mountain.
See chapter "34 Wolf Creek Pass to Sawtooth Mountain" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Colorado's Weminuche and South San Juan Wilderness Areas. 
12.5 +~3,000 Strenuous
Crater Lake Trail #562. USFS webpage. 2.1 + approach.    
Devil Creek Trail #603. USFS webpage. 5.1    
Devil Mountain Trail #600. USFS webpage. MaxTrails.com webpage. 8.3    
Divide Lakes Trail #539. USFS webpage.
See chapter "12 Divide Lakes" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Colorado's Weminuche and South San Juan Wilderness Areas.
2.1 + approach    
Dudley Trail #601. USFS webpage. 4.0    
Falls Creek Trail #673. USFS webpage. 4.0 + approach    
Fish Creek Trail #575. USFS webpage. MaxTrails.com webpage.
See chapter "42 Flattop Mountain" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Colorado's Weminuche and South San Juan Wilderness Areas. 
See chapter "43 Opal Lake Trailhead to Leche Creek Trail" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Colorado's Weminuche and South San Juan Wilderness Areas. 
9.8    
Fish Lake Trail #574. USFS webpage. Mountain Travel Guide webpage.
See chapter "41 Fish Lake Trail" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Colorado's Weminuche and South San Juan Wilderness Areas. 
13.0
Fourmile Stock Drive Trail #569. USFS webpage. MaxTrails.com webpage. Mountain Travel Guide webpage.
See chapter "55 Four Mile Trail Waterfalls" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Waterfalls in Colorado.
13.0
Fourmile Upper Trail #687. USFS webpage. 1.0 + approach    
Hossick Lake Trail #602. USFS webpage. 0.5 + approach
Hossick Trail #585. USFS webpage. 6.6 + approach    
Hot Creek Stock Driveway Trail #804.  MaxTrails.com webpage.      
Indian Creek Trail #588. USFS webpage.
See chapter "15 Palisade Meadows" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Colorado's Weminuche and South San Juan Wilderness Areas. 
8.3 + approach    
Leche Creek Trail #576. USFS webpage. MaxTrails.com webpage. Mountain Travel Guide webpage.
See chapter "43 Opal Lake Trailhead to Leche Creek Trail" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Colorado's Weminuche and South San Juan Wilderness Areas. 
See chapter "44 Navajo Peak / Leche Creek Trails Shuttle Hike" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Colorado's Weminuche and South San Juan Wilderness Areas. 
8.0    
Middle Mountain Trail #654. USFS webpage. MaxTrails.com webpage. 5.5 + approach    
Navajo Peak Trail #577. USFS webpage. Mountain Travel Guide webpage.
See chapter "44 Navajo Peak / Leche Creek Trails Shuttle Hike" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Colorado's Weminuche and South San Juan Wilderness Areas. 
7.0    
North Ridge Trail #594. USFS webpage. 4.0    
Opal Lake Trail #564. USFS webpage.
See chapter "42 Flattop Mountain" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Colorado's Weminuche and South San Juan Wilderness Areas. 
See chapter "43 Opal Lake Trailhead to Leche Creek Trail" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Colorado's Weminuche and South San Juan Wilderness Areas. 
1,2
Palisade Meadows Trail #651. USFS webpage.
See chapter "15 Palisade Meadows" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Colorado's Weminuche and South San Juan Wilderness Areas. 
2.0 + approach    
Piedra River First Fork Trail #538. USFS webpage. Pagosa.com webpage. 10.0    
Piedra River Middle Fork Trail #589. USFS webpage. Mountain Travel Guide webpage. 10.2    
Piedra River Trail #596. USFS webpage. Mountain Travel Guide webpage.
See chapter "V Piedra River" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Colorado.
11.2 -500  
Piedra Stock Drive Trail #583. USFS webpage. MaxTrails.com webpage. 17.6    
Pine-Piedra Trail #524. Begins and ends in Durango Region. USFS webpage. MaxTrails.com webpage. 16.7    
Quartz Creek Trail #571. USFS webpage. Mountain Travel Guide webpage.
See chapter "38 Summit Peak via Quartz Creek" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Colorado's Weminuche and South San Juan Wilderness Areas. 
7.5    
Quartz Lake Trail #568. USFS webpage.
See chapter "39 Little Blanco Trail to Quartz Lake" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Colorado's Weminuche and South San Juan Wilderness Areas. 
0.9 + approach    
Quartz Ridge Trail #570. USFS webpage. Mountain Travel Guide webpage.   15.7    
San Juan River West Fork Trail #561. USFS webpage.
See chapter "19 West Fork San Juan Trail" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Colorado's Weminuche and South San Juan Wilderness Areas. 
11.6    
Sand Creek Trail #593. USFS webpage. 15.0 + approach    
Sand, Little, Trail #591. USFS webpage. 10.9 + approach    
Shaw Creek Trail #584. USFS webpage. 6.8 + approach    
Silver Creek Trail #567. USFS webpage. 4.5    
Snow Springs Trail #605. USFS webpage. 5.2    
Treasure Mountain Trail #565. USFS webpage. 8.1    
Turkey Creek Trail #580. USFS webpage. Mountain Travel Guide webpage.
See chapter "18 Turkey Creek Trail" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Colorado's Weminuche and South San Juan Wilderness Areas. 
19.4   Strenuous
V Rock Trail #578. USFS webpage. MaxTrails.com webpage. 4.0    
Weminuche East Fork Trail #659. USFS webpage. 5.0 + approach    
Weminuche Lower Trail #595. USFS webpage. 7.2    
Weminuche Trail #592. USFS webpage. Mountain Travel Guide webpage.
See chapter "12 Divide Lakes" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Colorado's Weminuche and South San Juan Wilderness Areas.
See chapter "13 Granite Lake" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Colorado's Weminuche and South San Juan Wilderness Areas.
12.0    
Williams Creek Trail #587. USFS webpage.
See chapter "39 Williams Creek Trail" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Colorado. 
See chapter "14 Williams Creek to the Continental Divide" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Colorado's Weminuche and South San Juan Wilderness Areas.  
10.1    
Williams Fork Lake Trail #664. USFS webpage. 2.3 + approach    
Windy Pass Trail #566. USFS webpage. MaxTrails.com webpage. 4.2    

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