• Date - 05/26/2023
  • Elevation - 7,737'
  • Route - Twin Buttes Trail
  • Miles - 6.0
  • Elevation Gain - 1,400'
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  • Partners - Not Applicable


I did a quick hike outside of Durango, Colorado, to a low peak on the west side of town.  There is a large trailhead and a great trail system in the Twin Buttes area.  I had to scramble and bush whack a bit to get to the actual summit because there isn't a trail that goes to the top.


Twin Buttes (East)

Twin Buttes (East)

Views to the northwest from the summit.

Looking towards Durango, Colorado, from the top.

Summit Photo

Cliffs on the south face of the butte.