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CT - Segment 26: Blackhawk Pass

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Length

11.3 Miles 18.1 Kilometers


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Elevation

1,502' 458 m

Ascent

-2,197' -670 m

Descent

6%

Avg Grade (4°)

27%

Max Grade (15°)

11,983' 3,653 m

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10,401' 3,170 m

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Epic alpine scenery on the Colorado Trail through Blackhawk Pass and Section Point.

Alex Wing

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This is an extremely scenic, can't-miss-it section of the Colorado Trail that leads through iconic Blackhawk Pass and Section Point. There is some hike-a-bike going through the pass with great riding on either side. It can be ridden as a loop going counter-clockwise out of Rico, CO via Scotch Creek - Forest Road 580, Circle Trail, and Silver Creek Road, or by using Hermosa Park Road (Barlow Creek).

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Sep 4, 2016
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