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South Boulder Peak

Intermediate/Difficult
 4.0 (7)

A ridgetop trail connecting two Front Range peaks.


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0.3

Miles

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Point to Point

8,534' 2,601 m

High

8,197' 2,498 m

Low

337' 103 m

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Down

24%

Avg Grade (13°)

44%

Max Grade (24°)

Dogs Leashed

Features Birding · Fall Colors · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Description

This trail helps create connectivity between the summits of South Boulder Peak and Bear Peak. It begins at a three-way intersection with Shadow Canyon trail and Bear Peak. From the intersection, this trail climbs continuously more steeply to the west, up the eastern flank of South Boulder Peak.

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Shared By:

Brian Smith

Trail Ratings

  4.0 from 7 votes

#2

in South Mesa

#10044

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Trail Rankings

#2

in South Mesa

#872

in Colorado

#10,044

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3,216 Since Dec 24, 2014
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Top of Shadow Canyon, just before South Boulder Peak at Dawn
Sep 16, 2021 near Boulder, CO
Finally Reached the Summit!
Oct 14, 2017 near Boulder, CO
Once you get to the runnable section inside the burned area, the lung-busting climb is almost over. You're not far from the saddle and great views of Walker Ranch.
Jun 15, 2015 near Boulder, CO

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May 30, 2020
David Seco
Jun 15, 2019
Stacey Martin
May 4, 2019
Logan Shaver
Apr 27, 2019
Alex Ross
Jan 26, 2019
Amanda Plunkett
deep snow 7mi
Jun 13, 2018
Jessica Zacarias
Jun 8, 2018
Gillian Scarborough
Dec 10, 2017
K.C. Harpring
S Boulder Peak from Mesa trailhead 8.6mi