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Crystal Lake at Ophir Pass is a 0.9 mile round trip lasso loop hike with 320 feet accumulated elevation gain. Located 40 miles north of Durango Colorado. A high clearance 4x4 vehicle and a competent driver is recommended to access the trailhead. June and September are the best months to enjoy this hike.
Check out the Official Route and Triplog.
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.