Alpine Mine and Overlook

Round Trip Distance: 2.4-5.4 miles
Difficulty: Strenuous
Elevation: 9,921 - 10,958 feet
Cellphone: 0-3 bars
Time: 2 hrs. 30 mins.
Trailhead: Weehawken
Fee: none
Attractions: Gold mine, scenic overlook

The Alpine Mine and Overlook trail is located in the Uncompahgre National Forest west of Ouray, Colorado. The trail begins off of the Weehawken trail where it climbs upward and around the mountain side to what remains of Alpine Mine. From there it continues on up to the point of a ridge that offers spectacular views of the town of Ouray and the surrounding mountains and passes.