The Best Skiing in Silverton

Looking for the best skiing in Silverton? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Silverton. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top skiing spots in and near Silverton

  • Durango, Colorado

    Explore Clear Lake

    The road to Clear Lake offers wonderful views of the South Fork Mineral Creek, and the San Juan Mountains. Some people make the 9-mile round-trip hike with 2,600 feet of elevation gain, others drive as far as their vehicle will allow and hike from there, and some make the drive all the way up. It...
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  • Ridgway, Colorado

    Ski or Snowboard Red Mountain Pass

    Red Mountain Pass is the site of an historic silver mining boom from 1882 to 1893. During that time, over 10,000 people lived at over 11,000 feet! Today, it's turned into a backcountry ski and snowboard touring destination.  If you are coming from the North, you'll pass through the gorgeous box-c...
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  • Ophir, Colorado

    Swamp Canyon Trail

    4.73 mi / 2028 ft gain
    Swamp Canyon Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Ophir, Colorado.
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  • Ophir, Colorado

    Jane's Run Trail

    3.47 mi / 2087 ft gain
    Jane's Run Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Black Hawk, Colorado.
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  • Durango, Colorado

    Pass Creek and Coal Creek Loop Trail

    7.5 mi / 1801 ft gain
    Pass Creek and Coal Creek Loop Trail is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Silverton, Colorado.
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  • Ophir, Colorado

    Poverty Gulch Trail to Pilot Knob

    3.84 mi / 2815 ft gain
    Poverty Gulch Trail to Pilot Knob is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Telluride, Colorado.
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  • Telluride, Colorado

    Bald Mountain

    4.09 mi / 1631 ft gain
    Bald Mountain is an out-and-back trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Ophir, Colorado.
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  • Lake City, Colorado

    Handies Peak

    5.32 mi / 2375 ft gain
    Handies Peak is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Silverton, Colorado.
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  • Telluride, Colorado

    Palmyra Peak: Roy Boy Couloir Trail

    6.21 mi / 4295 ft gain
    Palmyra Peak: Roy Boy Couloir Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Ophir, Colorado.
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  • Telluride, Colorado

    Telluride Trail and Coonskin Mountain

    5.19 mi / 2152 ft gain
    Telluride Trail and Coonskin Mountain is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Telluride, Colorado.
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  • Mountain Village, Colorado

    See Forever Trail

    5.02 mi / 1703 ft gain
    See Forever Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Telluride, Colorado.
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  • Durango, Colorado

    Chicago Basin

    15.44 mi / 4744 ft gain
    Chicago Basin is an out-and-back trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near Silverton, Colorado.
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  • Bayfield, Colorado

    Cross country Ski around Vallecito Lake

    Drive north from Durango on Florida Rd, following signs to Lemon and Vallecito Reservoirs. Florida Road will turn into County Road 250. Follow this for 15 miles out of town until you reach County Road 501 - make a left turn here.  Soon, you'll reach the dam. Turn right to begin driving around the...
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