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Gold Camp Road - Top of Chutes to Parking Access for 7 Bridges Trail.

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 3.3 (8)

A former railroad grade with a steady climb. Gets you to the good stuff!


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2.8

Miles

4.6

KM

Doubletrack

7,497' 2,285 m

High

7,012' 2,137 m

Low

496' 151 m

Up

11' 3 m

Down

3%

Avg Grade (2°)

7%

Max Grade (4°)

Dogs Unknown

E-Bikes Unknown

No restrictions but most of it is open to vehicles. Can be dusty on sunny weekend days

Description

This road is a very steady climb. It starts out paved at the top of the Chutes trail, then quickly turns to dirt as you head uphill. After another mile or so you'll pass the parking lot at the bottom of Captain Jack's trail, just before entering Tunnel #1. (Off to the left before the tunnel is the Spring Creek trail, which connects to Columbine Trail)

A few more miles and another tunnel later, you'll reach the parking lot at the top of the Cheyenne Canon paved road. Continue through the lot, through the metal gate, and you'll soon reach the bottom of Buckhorn trail. If you make a sharp turn left on the road at the end of the canyon, you've gone too far.

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  3.3 from 8 votes

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  3.3 from 8 votes
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Climbing Columbine Trail.
May 14, 2016 near Manitou…, CO
Gold Camp road overlooking the Broadmoor hotel and Colorado Springs.
Sep 10, 2016 near Manitou…, CO
Gold Camp Road tunnel #1.
Feb 27, 2016 near Colorad…, CO
CSMBC Night ride.
Nov 30, 2018 near Colorad…, CO
Cheyenne Mountain
Jun 23, 2018 near Colorad…, CO
Just off the trailhead at the top of The Chutes.
Sep 24, 2016 near Colorad…, CO

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Nov 20, 2019
Morgan Henson
Easy uphill road connecting the Chutes to Buckthorn
Aug 6, 2019
Sarah Marreel-Alley
I went further on this road than was intended. Easy dirt road with steady elevation climb. Super fast on the way down 3mi
Jun 21, 2019
Ashlee Salato
2.8mi
Jun 22, 2018
Kevin Hill
5.6mi
May 16, 2018
Andrew Hollenbeck
May 15, 2018
Brett Steele
Apr 27, 2018
Ken P
Apr 8, 2018
Ken P