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Palmer Trail

Intermediate
 4.0 (12)

A mostly smooth, twisty singletrack climb.


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Map Key

2.2

Miles

3.6

KM

Singletrack

7,821' 2,384 m

High

7,040' 2,146 m

Low

781' 238 m

Up

1' 0 m

Down

7%

Avg Grade (4°)

13%

Max Grade (8°)

Dogs Unknown

E-Bikes Unknown

Description

This is a fairly smooth non-technical singletrack climb from High Driver to the intersection with Section 16 Trail. You'll get some great views of Garden of the Gods to the north as you start up the trail.

It's pretty steep, so get ready for a tough 2 mile climb on this one.

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Shared By:

Andrew Judkins

Trail Ratings

  4.0 from 12 votes

#7323

Overall
  4.0 from 12 votes
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Trail Rankings

#718

in Colorado

#7,323

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Photos

Looking down on Colorado Springs, almost to the top of the loop...
Aug 23, 2016 near Manitou…, CO
Nice view on the way to the top...
Aug 23, 2016 near Manitou…, CO
A plank bridge over a babbling brook on Palmer Trail.
May 6, 2017 near Manitou…, CO
View west to Mount Garfield.
Apr 6, 2016 near Manitou…, CO
View east towards Colorado Springs.
Apr 6, 2016 near Manitou…, CO

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Jul 28, 2018
Nalu .
Good conditions until rain hit
Jul 1, 2018
PJ S
Apr 20, 2017
Tagan Berry Hawker
Nov 5, 2016
Allen Tanner