Directions to Trailhead
Starting Point: Silverton, CO
You can take many different trails to get to either end of California Pass, including Engineer Pass, Corkscrew Pass, Poughkeepsie Gulch, Hurricane Pass, Picayne Gulch, and Cinnamon Pass.
**West Trailhead From Silverton:**
Beginning at the corner of W. 12th Street and Greene Street in Silverton. Follow Greene Street northeast for 0.6 miles. Turn left on Colorado Highway #110 and continue north for 6.5 miles. Turn slightly left on to San Juan County Road 10 and continue north for an additional 1.5 miles. Continue over Hurricane Pass trail for 2.2 miles the trailhead is at the intersection of Hurricane Pass, Poughkeepsie Gulch, and California Pass.
**East Trailhead From Silverton**
From Silverton travel east on County Road 2 for 12.0 miles to Animas Forks. From the old town of Animas Forks, travel north on County Road 9 which turns into California Pass.