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Chimney Gulch

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 3.4 from 21 votes
  Intermediate/Difficult from 3 votes
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Rank: #21 in the Denver area
#180 in Colorado
#1,363 Overall
Trail near Golden,  area, 
“A steep but mostly smooth climb riding up Lookout Mountain from Golden.”
Alan Doak on May 2, 2013
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2.33.7 milesKilometers 1,126’343 m Ascent 6,891’2,100 m High 9.4% Avg Grade
Singletrack Type -15’-5 m Descent 5,773’1,760 m Low 14.7% Max Grade
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1:32 average ride time for 8.6 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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 3.0 from 3 votes
Rolling up Chimney Gulch. (Golden, CO)
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