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Alpine Ridge Trail

Intermediate/Difficult
 4.4 (16)

A short trail leading to a great overlook.


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0.4

Miles

0.6

KM

Point to Point

11,985' 3,653 m

High

11,795' 3,595 m

Low

190' 58 m

Up

12' 4 m

Down

11%

Avg Grade (6°)

16%

Max Grade (9°)

Dogs Leashed

Features Fall Colors · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Description

This trail leads from the Alpine Visitor Center (~11,800') up to a peak about 200 feet above. If the air wasn't quite thin enough for you at the Visitor Center, this is a great way to get even higher as well as improve the views.

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Brian Smith

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  4.4 from 16 votes

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  4.4 from 16 votes
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#547

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Seen from top of Alpine Ridge Trail
Feb 9, 2015 near Estes Park, CO
Sight in Alpine
Jan 15, 2015 near Estes Park, CO
At the top.
Jul 21, 2016 near Estes Park, CO
Photo on Jul 18, 2016.  Wonderful view but unpredictable weather:  sunshine, rain, hail, thunder and rainbows.  Be prepared!
Jul 20, 2016 near Estes Park, CO
At the top of the Alpine Ridge Trail.
Jul 20, 2016 near Estes Park, CO

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Sep 17, 2020
Scott Street
Aug 17, 2020
Andrew Blank
Jul 25, 2020
James Heil
0.4mi
Jul 5, 2020
Andy M
Feb 8, 2020
Susan Schaefer
Oct 13, 2019
Tony Tobatto
Sep 30, 2019
Mark Seymour
Sep 23, 2019
Eddie Maze
Great views. Huffing up the hill — 0h 25m