Ice Lake: San Juan National Forest: Silverton, CO

Distance: 7.44 miles (out and back)  Elevation Gain: 3,148 ft (total) 2,431 ft (net)  Max Elevation: 12,276 ft  Min. Elevation: 9,845 ft This labor day weekend we ventured out of the Front Range to explore the rugged and wild San Juan Mountains of southwestern Colorado. This area of the state still maintains a sense of old time tradition and reflects the mining days of past.

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