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Alpine Loop 4x4 Route

Thrilling drive with spectacular scenery. The perfect sport-utility-vehicle adventure drive.

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Rating: 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Difficulty: Moderate
Duration: Multiple days
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Overview :  The Alpine Loop is a combination of two great 4x4 roads, Engineer Pass and Cinnamon Pass. These trails are roughly centered in the... more »

Tips:  High alpine environment. Take plenty of water, food and warm clothing. Pick a day when clear weather is predicted for best chance of... more »

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Rating: 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Difficulty: Moderate
Length: 19.5 miles
Duration: Half day
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Ouray/Lake City, Colorado, United States
Rating: 3 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Difficulty: Moderate
Length: 19.6 miles
Duration: Half day
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Ouray, Silverton, Colorado, United States
Difficulty: Strenuous
Length: 6.9 miles
Duration: 1-3 hours
Rocky climb up narrow picturesque canyon.