Priest Gulch Trail



Route for passage from one point to another; does not include roads or highways.
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
37.6386059°, -108.1425771°
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9534 ft. (2906 m.)

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US Topo Map

The USGS (U.S. Geological Survey) publishes a set of the most commonly used topographic maps of the U.S. called US Topo that are separated into rectangular quadrants that are printed at 22.75"x29" or larger. Priest Gulch Trail is covered by the Clyde Lake, CO US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Trails

Nearby Cities

Rico, CO 7 mi
Mancos, CO 22 mi
Ophir, CO 23 mi
Dolores, CO 23 mi
Mountain Village, CO 26 mi

Nearby Points of Interest

Soft Water Spring Water 0.8 mi
Taylor Mesa Land 1.1 mi
Road Spring Water 1.4 mi
Twin Fir Spring Water 1.7 mi
Aspen Spring Water 2.3 mi

Historical Weather

Below are weather averages from 1971 to 2000 according to data gathered from the nearest official weather station. The nearest weather station for both precipitation and temperature measurements is R which is approximately 8 miles away and has an elevation of 8,800 feet (734 feet lower than Priest Gulch Trail). Because the nearest station and this geographic feature may have differences in elevation and topography, the historic weather at the two separate locations may be different as well.

Average Daily Temperatures by Month (°F)

Average Monthly Precipitation (in inches)

Month Precip AVG High Temp AVG Low Temp
January 2.31" 37.2° 4.3°
February 2.38" 39.6° 6.8°
March 2.73" 43.0° 12.8°
April 1.75" 48.9° 19.4°
May 1.78" 59.0° 27.8°
June 1.45" 69.9° 33.9°
July 2.85" 74.3° 40.0°
August 2.87" 72.6° 39.6°
September 2.37" 66.1° 32.1°
October 2.18" 57.2° 23.9°
November 2.05" 44.5° 13.1°
December 1.96" 38.7° 5.8°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are lower than 95% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are lower than 88% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are lower than 65% of other locations on record.