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black West Ridge Trail

Trail

1.4 mile 2.3 kilometer point to point
Singletrack
Difficult

Elevation

Ascent: 222' 68 m
Descent: -321' -98 m
High: 7,077' 2,157 m
Low: 6,843' 2,086 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 7% (4°)
Max Grade: 29% (16°)

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Trail shared by Brook Mooney

Difficult in places but worth it.

Brook Mooney

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Description

This trail traverses high on Horsetooth Mountain, exposing awesome views to the west and is a great way to connect upper Towers to the rest of the park. The trail has some steep climbs with a short hike-a-bike on the north end.

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Jun 14, 2018
Tim Kessel
Apr 6, 2018
Jared Crockett
the southern half, riding N to S, is awesome!
Oct 15, 2016
Raúl Gross
Narrow, technical, many hiking sections, not flowy. 1.4mi
Jul 3, 2015
Jared Crockett
Devilish in places

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