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Pick N' Sledge

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  3.4 from 8 votes
blueBlack  Intermediate/Difficult from 3 votes
Rank: #4 in the Apex Park area
#649 in CO, #6,851 Overall
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Jul 24 Green - Dry
Trail in the area near Golden,
“An alternate climb up Apex trail.”
Matt Thoele on May 2, 2013
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1.52.4 milesKilometers 713’217 m Ascent 7,160’2,182 m High 9% Avg Grade (5°)
Singletrack Type -18’-5 m Descent 6,447’1,965 m Low 16% Max Grade (9°)
Overview
1:50 average time for 3.5 miles. Details

Description
An alternate way to climb Apex Park. A constant climb with exposed sun, this connects Grubstake Loop, Apex Trail, and Sluicebox. It's primarily loose rock over hard pack trail with several tight switchbacks and steep sections.

This trail thaws early after a snow.
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PHOTOS of Pick N' Sledge
  3.8 from 4 votes
Fun year-round. (Golden, CO)
  3.7 from 3 votes
The top of Argos overlooking Golden. Facing Grubsnake. (Golden, CO)
  3.3 from 3 votes
Great front range ride. (Golden, CO)
  3.0 from 3 votes
A great view of the metro area where the trails meet! (Golden, CO)
  2.7 from 3 votes
The junction of Pick-n-Sledge and Grubstake loop on a sunny spring day (Golden, CO)