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Note: "V 7" designation appears in 1932 SJM Climbers Guide. V.7/UN13,042 is a relatively easy Class 2 day hike if you have 4WD to get a couple miles up South Mineral Creek from the South Mineral CG. If you do not have the clearance vehicle necessary to drive in that direction, additional walking will add at least four more mils to this trip by the route we describe. The hike will take you across beautiful, wildflower meadows and you will find the tundra areas laced with elk trails. The trail we suggest using for this hike does not show on the San Juan NF map or the Trails Illustrated #141 or the old USGS Ophir quad or the FS Topo series. It only shows on the following: If using CalTopo, select the "MapBuilder Hybrid" option and the trail will show as a dotted red line. The only other map that we have that shows it is: "Map of the Mountains Between Silverton and Durango," published in 1999 by Drake Mountain Maps. These two map versions do not completely agree on the starting point for the trail and our coordinates are not field tested but are just a best-guess from our written description.