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Lookout Mountain Trail

 3.0 (28)

2.5 Miles 4.0 Kilometers


Singletrack

735' 224 m

Ascent

-135' -41 m

Descent

7%

Avg Grade (4°)

16%

Max Grade (9°)

7,545' 2,300 m

High

6,895' 2,102 m

Low

Shared By Alan Doak

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Lookout Mountain Trail

Alan Doak

Dogs Unknown

Features eMTB allowed

Description

A moderate connector connector trail between Chimney Gulch and Apex (both good rides worth linking together) that mostly parallels the road.

The north end that drops down toward Windy Saddle has some technical rock moves and tight switchbacks.

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Sep 16, 2018
Katie Purdy
Aug 20, 2018
Noli E
Aug 5, 2018
N M
Out and back with chimney gulch. 8.3mi
Jun 12, 2018
Russell Gellman
Fun trail. All uphill and then all downhill though. 5mi
Jun 5, 2018
Matt Chan
May 31, 2018
Rodrigo Soares
Moderate climb with some steep parts. Tons of rocks, makes it really interesting going up and down. 2.5mi
Apr 27, 2018
Katie Purdy
Apr 15, 2018
Nathan Frakes
2.5mi

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  3.0 from 28 votes

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#594

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#5,875

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Kevin Reed
Golden, CO
Kevin Reed   Golden, CO
Lookout Mountain Trail is a very close ride for me so I like to do this as a west to east ride starting at the Boettcher Mansion and descending down Chimney Creek Trail to the second crossing of The Lariat Trail. However, this trail is only from Windy Saddle to the Boettcher Mansion and isn't recognized on some maps. During the summer, this trail isn't the best choice as there are many of out of breath tourists that walk/hike west from Windy Saddle which means bikers have to pull over quite often. But if you can ride at a time without these hikers, it's a great workout as you don't get a single break from Windy Saddle to Colorow Road. Bikers and hikers; please stop and pick up as many cigarette butts and any other trash you might see along the way. Of all the trails I bike, this is the most littered and if everyone picked up a few things, there wouldn't be any trash whatsoever! Thanks! Nov 29, 2015

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