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Herman Gulch Trail

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 4.0 (5)

A rooty, twisting, wide, and heavily-used singletrack.


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3.4

Miles

5.4

KM

Singletrack

11,985' 3,653 m

High

10,308' 3,142 m

Low

1,681' 512 m

Up

6' 2 m

Down

10%

Avg Grade (5°)

28%

Max Grade (16°)

Dogs Unknown

E-Bikes Unknown

Features -none-

Open to bikes 05/01 - 10/31. (fs.usda.gov/recarea/arp/rec…)

Description

This is a popular hiking trail starting on I-70 west of Georgetown and moving north following Herman Gulch to Herman Lake and the intersection with the CDT to Jones Pass. It features blown out singletrack with some nice smooth sections as well as some rooty, technical sections.

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Tom McKim

Trail Ratings

  4.0 from 5 votes

#1

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#8369

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#1

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#863

in Colorado

#8,369

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Rad trail but posted no bikes. Not sure what is up with this.
Sep 16, 2020 near Georgetown, CO
Herman Gulch Trail
Aug 28, 2015 near Georgetown, CO

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Aug 12, 2020
Jamey Mossengren
Jul 28, 2017
Jen Tillman
Great hike close to Denver!
Oct 29, 2015
Tom McKim
2.9mi