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 […]

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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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The Current Status of Alpine Loop Passes

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We have been asked a number of times where people can find updated information on the status of the Alpine Loop Passes.  As of June 1st here they are. Animas Forks – OPEN Black Bear Pass  – Closed Bolam Pass – Closed California – Closed Clear Lake – Closed Cinnamon Pass – OPEN to Lake City Corkscrew Pass […]

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Colorado Alpine Loop Off-Road Trails

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The Colorado Alpine Loop – As the snow melts we thought it would be a good time to look forward to summer and post something about Colorado’s Alpine Loop, one of the premier 4-wheeling destinations anywhere. Colorado’s Alpine loop is an amazing option for people looking for an off-road adventure they’ll remember for a lifetime. With elevations […]