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2.8 mile 4.5 kilometer point to point
Singletrack
Intermediate/Difficult

Elevation

Ascent: 0' 0 m
Descent: -1,319' -402 m
High: 7,488' 2,282 m
Low: 6,169' 1,880 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 9% (5°)
Max Grade: 31% (17°)

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Trail shared by Benjamin Pontecorvo

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A continuous ascent through a rocky and rugged valley.

Benjamin Pontecorvo

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Description

Apex Trail is the main trail connecting many of the Apex Park trails. You can start on the west (top) end off of Lookout Mountain Road or from the east (bottom) off of the Heritage Park parking lot, depending on the day.

It's a steep ascent as you work your way up this one. It's steep enough to get your heart rate up, and characteristics like water bars and large rocks keep it interesting. The way back is similar and can be hard on the knees. You'll be encompassed in a rugged valley for most of the duration of the trail.

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Check-Ins

Dec 30, 2018
Matt Culpepper
Up Lena Gulch and then back down via Enchanted Forest Trl. 2.8mi
Nov 4, 2018
Darika Sova
Sep 30, 2018
Justin Ziniel
3mi
Jun 19, 2018
Kylea Pote
Jun 2, 2018
Angie Brand
May 13, 2018
Wes and Rachel P
May 11, 2018
John-Michael O'Brien
Apr 30, 2018
Danielle Kramer

Trail Ratings

  3.8 from 12 votes

#4

in Apex Park

#6568

Overall
  3.8 from 12 votes
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#4

in Apex Park

#583

in Colorado

#6,568

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