Things to do in Silverton

Fall Colors are Coming!

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Yesterday I drove over Red Mountain Pass and the colors are really starting to take off.   Silverton itself is still mostly green but is starting to get some patches of reds and orange higher up.  If you are taking the train the leaves will be about 99% green at this point as so much […]

Things to do in Silverton

Moose on the Loose!!!

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Yesterday afternoon I spotted these two Moose near the intersection of Hwy 550 and S. Mineral Creek.  If you see a bunch of cars parked on the side of the road, chances are that they’ve spotted one of these majestic animals.  Towering up to 7 feet in height at the shoulders, moose are very impressive […]

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Molas Lake

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Alpine lake

If you’re looking for a nice place to slip away for a while consider Molas Lake.  With views of everything from the Needles, Grand Turk and Kendall Peak all the way to Engineer Mountain, this area is worth some exploration.  This high alpine lake is located at an elevation of around 11,000 feet just 6 […]