Trail Name: West Klondike Cabin Trail
Best Use: Hiking
Best Time for Use: All Year – can get hot in the summer
Length: 1.9 miles (3.1 km) out and back from the trailhead
Start Elevation: 6,715 ft (2,047 m) Maximum Elev: 205 ft, (63 m) gain – 300 ft. (091 m) loss
Trail Surface and Use: Abandoned 2-track dirt road at the start, then mostly cross-country travel with a few short stretches of abandoned 2-track dirt road. Rarely used
Trail Head Access: Suitable for 2WD on County Rd 23R in all weather, then good clearance 2WD in good weather or 4WD in poor weather. Parking is in the clearing.
Trail Head Coordinates: 705,642E; 4,208,903N UTM WGS84 Zone12
Best Feature: Great views into a remote, small collapsed salt dome with larger views into Disappointment Valley. Interesting geology with a look at an abandoned small uranium-vanadium mine
Cautions: Few – be careful around the line cabin and the mine.