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Last Chance Trail #1945
The trail crosses the creek near the beginning and then is an easy walk through meadows most of the way. It ends at the junction with Tellurium Lake trail. From here you can hike to either Tellurium Lake, Josephine Lake or Henderson Park.
|Permit Info:||Each party overnighting in the Holly Cross Wilderness is required to self-register at the Trailhead and to carry a copy of the registrationwith them during their visit. There is no fee charged and no limit to the number of permits issued.|
|Restrictions:||Last Chance Trail is within the Holly Cross Wilderness, pleaseeducate yourself about Wilderness Ethics and rules.* DOGS MUST BE LEASHED out of consideration for both other people and wildlife.|
Directions: From Carbondale travel east on Hwy 82 to Basalt and take a left into Basalt at the stoplight. Drive 27 miles up the Fryinypan Road (past Ruedi Reservoir) to Road #501 (North Fork), turning left towards Elk Wallow Campground. Approximately four miles take the left fork road onto road #506. When road #506 (Burnt Mtn. Road) crosses the first stream about 5 miles down road #506, the trailhead is on the upstream side of the road.
- Trail Measurement: 2.2 Miles
- Compass Latitude: 392219N
- Compass Longitude: 1063713W
- Numeric Latitude: 39.3719308
- Numeric Longitude: -106.6203109
- Elevation in Meters: 2865 to 3017
- Elevation in Feet: 9400 to 9900
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