Monte Cristo, Glacier Basin, Silver Lake & Twin Lakes


Day Hike - Silver Lake (Monte Cristo)

Silver Lake (Monte Cristo)

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  • Easy
  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)
  • Mileage: 12.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,100 ft

8:30 AM at Frontier Village, HWY's 204 & 9/Starbucks

From Barlow Pass we will 'mountain bike' (helmet req.) to the historic Monte Cristo town site, 4 miles, 400' gain. Hike 1600' to Poddle Dog Pass, then down 100' to Silver Lake, 11 miles round trip minimum. Additional explorations dependant on group desires.


Monte Cristo, Glacier Basin, Silver Lake & Twin Lakes

  • Green Trails Monte Cristo No. 143

    Green Trails Sloan Peak No. 111

    Green Trails Mountain Loop Highway No. 111SX
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