Williams Creek Trail #587 is a 9.75 mile one way hike with 4,266 feet accumulated elevation gain. Located 42 miles east-northeast of Durango Colorado.
This trail ascends 3,400 feet from the trailhead to the Continental Divide. A couple of stream crossings, which may be difficult during high water, and three fairly steep sections are along the way. At mile 2.5, the Indian Creek Trail (588) goes east along Indian Creek to Palisade Meadows and the Continental Divide. At mile 7.5, the Williams Lake Trail (664) climbs to Williams Lake and the Continental Divide.
Check out the Official Route.
This is a difficult hike. Arrive fit and prepared or this could get ugly.
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.