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blue Shadow Canyon South

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0.8 mile 1.4 kilometer point to point
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 357' 109 m
Descent: 0' 0 m
High: 6,568' 2,002 m
Low: 6,212' 1,893 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 8% (5°)
Max Grade: 15% (9°)

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Trail shared by Tom Robson

Enjoy awesome views of Devil's Thumb and see some history along the way.

Tom Robson

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

Description

From Mesa Trail this connector works its way west, generally following the Shadow Creek drainage. The trail then finishes its short journey as it contours north, finally connecting to Shadow Canyon.

The first section of the trail, coming from Mesa Trail, is wide open singletrack. Once the trail heads southwest and then north, it is more deeply ensconced in the conifer forests that populate these canyons. Views of Devil's Thumb on this last section of trail are great.

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Aug 26, 2017
Evelyn Johnson
May 13, 2017
Jeramie Nielsen
Apr 12, 2017
Omar Albayati
Nov 19, 2016
Allison Caldwell
Aug 21, 2016
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  3.3 from 3 votes

#5

in Doudy Draw

#17666

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#5

in Doudy Draw

#1,581

in Colorado

#17,666

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