Mount Tilton #582


The Mt. Tilton Trail #582 begins at the trailhead at the end of the Taylor River Road, FSR #742 and ends at the top of Mt. Tilton near the end of Cement Creek Road, FSR #740.  This trail is the main access to the summit of Mt. Tilton which rises 12,559 feet in elevation.

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At a Glance

Open Season: Mid-June - October
Usage: Light
Best Season: Summer
Restrictions: Open to Hiking, Horseback, Mountain Bike, and Motorcycle
Closest Towns: Crested Butte, CO

General Information


Mt. Tilton Trailhead:  T. 13S., R. 84W., Section 27.  U.S.G.S. Map: Pearl Pass.  Elevation: 10,789 feet.


Mt. Tilton Trailhead:

From Gunnison, travel north on Highway 135 for approximately 10 miles to Almont and the intersection with Taylor River Road, County Road 742.  Follow CR 742 for approximately 43.5 miles, around Taylor Reservoir, to its end and the Mt. Tilton Trailhead.



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OHV Trail Riding

Open to single track Motorcycle.

Areas & Activities


  Area/Length : 
2.5 miles

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  Elevation : 
10,789 - 12,429


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