Too Long

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  3.5 from 4 votes
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Rank: #4 in the Elk Meadow Park area
#683 in CO, #6,487 Overall
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Trail in the area near Kittredge,
“Great views and numerous switchbacks.”
Matt Thoele on Jun 7, 2013
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2.23.6 milesKilometers 21’7 m Ascent 9,235’2,815 m High 10% Avg Grade (6°)
Singletrack Type -1,170’-357 m Descent 8,069’2,459 m Low 26% Max Grade (15°)
Description
Of the two ways to the top of Bergan Peak, this is definitely the more difficult one compared to Bergen Peak Trail. There are many switchbacks, and some are more technical. The technical features are mostly large rocks and medium sized rock gardens some roots. It's steep and sustained all the way to the top - a lung burner for sure.
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PHOTOS of Too Long
  4.0 from 3 votes
Fall = good color on the Too Long Trail (Kittredge, CO)
  3.0 from 3 votes
Looking back up the trail. Rocky sections lead to smooth and fast dirt (Idaho Springs, CO)
  3.0 from 3 votes
Typical of the technical boulders found on the ascent and descent (Morrison, CO)
  3.0 from 3 votes
Great pano looking down at the meadow (Kittredge, CO)
  2.3 from 3 votes
Once lower on the trail, many of the big rocks go away, leaving a wide s... (Morrison, CO)