Red Buck Mine

Total Miles
1.4

Elevation

3,187.87 ft

Duration

0.5 Hours

Technical Rating

3

Easy

Best Time

Summer

Trail Overview

This is a short, easy trail to see the ruins of the Red Buck Mine. It was part of the Columbine Mining Complex. There is a descriptive placard of the complex on the first cabin. There are a few old cabins and machinery in the area. Continue around on the trail to the right and view the old ore car rails and dilapidated stamping mill.

Photos of Red Buck Mine

Red Buck Mine
Red Buck Mine
Red Buck Mine

Difficulty

The trail can be slick when wet. It is narrow but there are places to pass.

History

This trail goes through the area that was once the town of Abbeyville. There is one cabin still standing on the eastern edge of the meadow. When the town of Abbeyville declined, most of the structures were dismantled and used to build the town of Tin Cup.

Technical Rating

3

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Access Description

This is a great side trail to visit mine ruins when you are in the Tin Cup. It is just north of Tin Cup on Cumberland Pass Road.

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