1 (0=Paved, 6=Very Difficult 4WD)
From Minturn, drive approx. 11 miles south on Highway 24 OR from Leadville, drive approx. 19 miles north on Highway 24. Turn west onto Homestake Road (dirt, #703). Drive 4.5 miles to reach the trailhead, which is easy to miss. There's parking on the east side of the road.