Salt Creek Trail #618 is a 16.5 mile one way hike with 3,251 feet accumulated elevation gain. Located 52 miles northeast of Gunnison Colorado. July and August are the best months to enjoy this hike.
Salt Creek Trail provides access into Buffalo Peaks Wilderness and parts of the trail are also located outside of the wilderness area. Because of this, it's available for a variety of uses such as quiet backcountry hiking as well as mountain biking. Be sure you are aware of which part of the trail you are on, so that you don't violate any rules that govern the use of wilderness areas, such as no mountain biking.
Check out the Official Route.
This hike is listed as One-Way.
When hiking several trails on a single "hike", log it with a generic name that describes the hike. Then link the trails traveled, check out the example.
WARNING! Hiking and outdoor related sports can be dangerous. Be responsible and prepare for the trip. Study the area you are entering and plan accordingly. Dress for the current and unexpected weather changes. Take plenty of water. Never go alone. Make an itinerary with your plan(s), route(s), destination(s) and expected return time. Give your itinerary to trusted family and/or friends.