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E.M. Greenman Trail

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 3.9 (8)

A steep trail snaking up the north and western ridges of Green Mountain.


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Map Key

1.6

Miles

2.5

KM

Point to Point

8,103' 2,470 m

High

7,006' 2,135 m

Low

1,097' 334 m

Up

0' 0 m

Down

13%

Avg Grade (8°)

68%

Max Grade (34°)

Dogs Leashed

Features Birding · Fall Colors · River/Creek · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Dogs are allowed on the LOWER section only. They are no allowed past (higher than) the Saddle Rock Trail intersection.

Description

This trail branches left off the Ranger Trail 0.3 mi. southeast of the Green Mountain Lodge. It contours around a ridge, then follows a drainage past the junction of the Saddle Rock Trail. Up until this point, the trail is smooth and pretty easy.

After the intersection, the trail changes character quite a bit. From here all the way to the top is quite rocky and steep, and MUCH harder. After passing a spring, the trail climbs a rocky ridge to a saddle, then switchbacks to end at the summit of Green Mountain, elevation 8,144 ft. Enjoy amazing views in all directions!

Check out the Green Mountain West Ridge Trail if you want an easier option to get to the Green Mountain summit.

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Shared By:

Nick Wilder

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  3.9 from 8 votes

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The "sighting disc" at the top of Green Mountain.  Line up the pins so you know what mountain you're looking at.
May 3, 2015 near Boulder, CO
Beautiful views from the EM Greenman Trail
May 3, 2015 near Boulder, CO
At the summit
Oct 4, 2021 near Boulder, CO
Pretty small stream crossing
May 3, 2015 near Boulder, CO
LOTS of stairs (wooden and rocks) on this section
May 3, 2015 near Boulder, CO
Still some snow in May 2015.
May 3, 2015 near Boulder, CO

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Sep 29, 2020
Admiral Wing Commander
Dec 13, 2018
Sarah Regan
4.4mi
Sep 12, 2017
Reed Harrington
From Saddlerock Trail
Apr 13, 2017
Beck Hickman
Only did the lower portion to connect to Ranger trail, as the upper trail is closed to dogs.
Sep 15, 2016
Brandy Coffey
Oct 3, 2015
laura Kimble