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Palmer Trail

Intermediate
 4.0 (11)

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

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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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Andrew Judkins

Trail Ratings

  4.0 from 11 votes

#6748

Overall
  4.0 from 11 votes
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Trail Rankings

#640

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#6,748

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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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