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Buckhorn

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1.7 Miles 2.7 Kilometers


Singletrack

597' 182 m

Ascent

-215' -66 m

Descent

9%

Avg Grade (5°)

17%

Max Grade (10°)

8,236' 2,510 m

High

7,639' 2,328 m

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Runored to have been built years ago by Doug Bradbury, it's a solid climb to a fabulous viewpoint!

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Start on Gold Camp Road just before the seven bridges trailhead, you'll see the entrance off to the right as it heads uphill. After a short, technical climb, the trail makes a sharp right turn to the east and continues uphill.

Just keep on climbing until you reach the saddle. Turn right at the saddle, follow the ridgeline and you'll be rewarded with a view of the entire canyon.

From here it's a moderately techy run down to High Drive and the start of Captain Jack's trail.

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Nov 29, 2017
Allen Tanner
Oct 22, 2017
Ben Lewis
Sep 30, 2017
Bradley Booker
Aug 31, 2017
Connor Woodruff
Aug 10, 2017
Jon Cross
Jul 28, 2017
Mila Dunbar-Irwin
Nov 13, 2016
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  4.0 from 22 votes

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#224

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One of my favorites in Colorado Springs. Going from West to East, it's a cool climb through the forest. You get to the top and have one of the best views in the area. It's then a semi-technical descent down to High Drive, where you can pick up Captain Jacks. Apr 15, 2017

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