Gary and I went up CR 7 and had lunch at the Blue Lakes Trailhead. I did something I’ve never done—I walked all the way to the Forest Service sign. And discovered there are not one but two trails! Indeed, the hiker-only Blue Lakes trail takes off to the right, but a doubletrack open to ATVs and motorcycles takes off to the left—Dallas Trail 200. The Forest Service map says the trail connects with Ouray CR 5. We didn’t go far because we got to a part rather hairy for Gary (you’ll see it) and I just explored a little bit further on. Definitely have to follow this the rest of the way! We had just gone up CR 5 a couple hours before, and I have no idea where this trail comes out!
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