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Talon

Intermediate
 3.8 (16)

An ascending trail that guides riders from grassy prairie into a more rugged montane environment.


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Map Key

2.5

Miles

4.1

KM

Singletrack

6,665' 2,032 m

High

6,075' 1,852 m

Low

593' 181 m

Up

2' 1 m

Down

4%

Avg Grade (3°)

12%

Max Grade (7°)

Dogs No Dogs

E-Bikes Unknown

Description

Talon is a moderate trail with increasing elevation gain. It begins as a prairie trail and traverses through the scrub oak to the montane. Vegetation and views change along the way, so theres no chance to get bored, only inspired. The trail cuts deep into the park and offers access to the North Talon and South Talon loops.

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Shared By:

Brian Smith

Trail Ratings

  3.8 from 16 votes

#8062

Overall
  3.8 from 16 votes
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Trail Rankings

#757

in Colorado

#8,062

Overall
24 Views Last Month
975 Since Feb 17, 2015
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Photos

Talon
Aug 25, 2014 near Fort Ca…, CO
Talon and North Talon Intersection looking south
Aug 25, 2014 near Fort Ca…, CO
Descending Talon trail.
Mar 17, 2016 near Fort Ca…, CO
Cheyenne Mountain from Talon trail.
Mar 17, 2016 near Fort Ca…, CO
Rattlesnake on the Sundance. I've seen three during 50+ rides in the park.
May 8, 2017 near Fort Ca…, CO

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May 24, 2021
Benjamin Knotts
2.4mi
Apr 9, 2021
Matt Voigt
Sep 26, 2020
Geoff Durheim
6.9mi — 1h 50m
Sep 19, 2020
England
Sep 6, 2020
Mark George
May 15, 2019
Jenny Montague
Dec 25, 2018
Geoff Durheim
5mi
Oct 29, 2018
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