Traver #119


The Traver Trail #119 begins at an intersection with the Roubideau Trail #544 and ends at Forest Service Road #525.1F. The first 2.4 miles follows an old road bed as it continues along the rim of Traver Mesa. The trail then switchbacks down the Mesa into Traver Basin and turns northwest toward Moore Basin Lake. It passes to the east of the lake as it turns south, winding its way across Moore Basin. It crosses Criswell Creek and drops into Criswell Basin terminating at FSR #525.1F.

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At a Glance

Open Season: June - October
Usage: Light
Best Season: Summer
Restrictions: Open to hiking, horseback riding, mountain bikes, motocycles, and OHV under 50" in width.
Closest Towns: Montrose, CO
Operated By: Ouray Ranger District

General Information


From Montrose: Travel west on Highway 90 for approximately 23 miles to the intersection with Forest Service Road #402, Divide Road. Follow FSR #402 for approximately 11.5 miles to FSR #534. Turn north onto FSR #534 and continue for approximately 5 miles to the intersection with the Roubideau Pack Trail #544. Turn northwest on the Roubideau Trail for 0.1 miles and turn north on the Traver Trail #119.


T. 48 N; R. 2 E; Section 2. U.S.G.S. Map: Moore Mesa. Elevation: 6,200 feet. Latitude: N38.45, Longitude: W-108.26.



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  Area/Length : 
10.0 miles

  Elevation : 
7,600 feet - 8,000 feet