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Chimney Gulch

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 3.4 from 18 votes
  Intermediate/Difficult from 3 votes
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Rank: #15 in Denver
#146 in Colorado
#1,181 Overall
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“A steep but mostly smooth climb riding up Lookout Mountain from Golden.”
Alan Doak on May 2, 2013
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2.3 Miles 1,126’ Ascent 6,891’ High 9.4% Avg Grade
Singletrack Type -15’ Descent 5,773’ Low 14.7% Max Grade
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0:56 average ride time for 4.6 miles. Details

Description
Chimney gulch is a steep, but mostly non-technical, trail connecting Golden and the top of Lookout Mountain.

Ridden as an uphill, the 1100 feet of climbing provides a good workout, and is also a good way to access the top of Apex Trail.

Parking is available at the trailhead on the south side of Hwy 6. Alternately, a tunnel under the highway is available a short bit to the west of the trailhead (couple hundred meters or so) if riding to/from across the Hwy.
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Recent Conditions
Apr 18
Good conditions. Minor wet spots.
Apr 12
dry
Apr 8
muddy and some snow pack from windy saddle up to nature center. dry from windy saddle down.
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Rolling up Chimney Gulch. (Golden, CO)
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