For anyone planning on visiting Hinsdale County/Lake City area, be aware of the following road closures. Visit this link for more details. Click Here For the San Juan National Forest click here to be taken to a page on their site that has road closure information. Currently there is no off-road/primitive site camping allowed along the South Mineral Creek FS585 out of SIlverton. Do your research before leaving. Many areas commonly accessible by this time of year are still closed! Check other National Forest websites for additional information.
If you have 4WD so you can drive to the summit of Black Bear Pass, this is a very easy, Class 1, short hike to a summit overlooking Red Mountain Pass. From a car park at Red Mountain Pass, this is still a relatively easy Class 2 day hike.