Trails

Ajax at Alpenglow, Telluride Colorado

Ajax Peak

Distance: 
2.5 miles one way
Elevation Gain: 
2785 feet
Difficult, 4 hour trip from the base of the power plant.
Views of Alta Lakes and Wilson Peak, Telluride Colorado

Alta Lakes

Location: 
Surrounding Areas
Distance: 
5 miles one way
Elevation Gain: 
1700 feet
Alta Lakes Road is 6 miles south of Telluride on Hwy. 145. Take the left-hand turn, and stay on the main road for 4 miles to reach the ghost town of Alta.

Ballard Boardinghouse

Location: 
Telluride
Distance: 
Seven miles round trip
Elevation Gain: 
3320 feet
Plan on 6-8 hours minimum round trip.
Views from Basin Trail

Basin Trail

Starting at Station St. Sophia Gondola terminal, travel to the Sheridan Fork taking the left trail near the snowmaking storage ponds and gate for six miles on ski area service roads.

Bear Creek Trail

Distance: 
2.5 miles one way to falls
Elevation Gain: 
1050 feet
One of Telluride’s most popular trails, access the trail from the end of  South Pine Street. Hike or bike the dirt road through the 325-acre Bear Creek Preserve.
Telluride Bike Path

Bike Path

Distance: 
3 miles one way
Elevation Gain: 
100 feet
Start at the west end of Telluride and follow the paved path that parallels Highway 145. This path connects to the Galloping Goose Trail in Lawson Hill.
Views of Wilson Peak from Bilk creek basin

Bilk Creek Basin

Distance: 
5 miles one way
Elevation Gain: 
3000 feet
Moderate - This three hour loop follows alongside Bilk Creek, through meadows and views of waterfalls.
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