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Trail

2.4 mile 3.8 kilometer point to point
Singletrack
Intermediate/Difficult

Elevation

Ascent: 564' 172 m
Descent: -226' -69 m
High: 7,531' 2,295 m
Low: 6,989' 2,130 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 6% (4°)
Max Grade: 20% (11°)

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Trail shared by Patrick Yarbrough

The standard trail for accessing the rest of the Telegraph trail system from Horse gulch.

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Description

From the Meadow Loop, you'll come across a sign post and junction marking the beginning of the Telegraph trail. This trail is fairly steep with some obstacles and executes one giant switchback with great views of Horse Gulch and the La Plata Mountains the whole way up.

Eventually it reaches a bench at the top, from which you can descend back into Horse gulch via Anasazi Descent, or take Telegraph 2 or Crites Connect to access many other trails in Carbon Junction or Big Canyon.

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Aug 2, 2018
Justin Hofmann
May 28, 2017
Pistola Straate
May 13, 2017
Michelle Clark-Conley
Mar 21, 2017
Ray Benton
Real muddy.
Aug 14, 2016
Sandyclimbs40 Vojik
Apr 7, 2016
Pistola Straate
Very cool climb out of Horse Gulch. Opens up very fun backside decents
Jul 13, 2015
Josh Mattson
Oct 19, 2013
Patrick Yarbrough

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  3.9 from 17 votes

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#386

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