13er Access from Silver Plume

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13er Access from Silver Plume

Postby jsdratm » Mon Jun 24, 2013 11:22 am

Hello there, I was planning to do a short backpacking trip this summer from either Silver Plume or Empire to access Engelmann and Bard Peaks from the east. I have seen the road from Empire that allows access to this area, but I was wondering if there is also access from the town of Silver Plume. From google maps it appears that there is a trail from Silver Plume leading up toward Silver Plume Mountain.
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Re: 13er Access from Silver Plume

Postby Jon Frohlich » Mon Jun 24, 2013 12:26 pm

It's been many years but yes there is a trail up towards Silver Plume Mountain from town. I don't recall it being a great trail but it works to get up there.

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