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dblack Heizer Trail

Trail

2.9 mile 4.7 kilometer point to point
Singletrack
Extremely Difficult

Elevation

Ascent: 551' 168 m
Descent: -1,841' -561 m
High: 9,342' 2,848 m
Low: 7,501' 2,286 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 15% (9°)
Max Grade: 48% (26°)

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Trail shared by Allen Tanner

The Heizer Trail is a lesser-known access point to the trails at the foot of Pike's Peak.

Allen Tanner

E-Bikes Unknown

Features -none-

Description

The Heizer Trail is an intense climb up to the foothills of Pike's Peak which can be used to access French Creek Trail or Manitou Reservoir Trail.

The first mile is a series of switchbacks which are steep on the turns but manageable on the incline. After this point, the trail climbs steeply up the mountain, made difficult by Pike's granite pebbles.

The switchbacks become more steep in the second mile and the slopes between become more technical. A lot of hike-a-bike is to be expected for most riders in the second mile.

The third mile levels off at the top then descends toward the Hurricane Canyon area, where it meets the French Creek Trail and Manitou Reservoir Trail.

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Aug 26, 2017
Allen Tanner
Oct 24, 2016
Allen Tanner
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in Cascade

#15976

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#1

in Cascade

#1,566

in Colorado

#15,976

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