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5.9 mile 9.5 kilometer point to point
Doubletrack
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 2,020' 616 m
Descent: -4' -1 m
High: 12,018' 3,663 m
Low: 10,002' 3,049 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 6% (4°)
Max Grade: 10% (6°)

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Trail shared by Peter Olson

A six mile forest road to the top of the mountain.

Peter Olson

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

Description

Start at the Aspen Vista overlook. Follow the dirt road up approximately six miles to the top of the ski area. Stand at the post marking the top near all the radio towers and enjoy the view. Then turn around and head back down.

Flora & Fauna

Elk, deer, mountain lions and tons of alpine bird species.

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Mar 24, 2018
Lea B
Jan 27, 2018
Mark DeCamp
The top of the road had to much snow. A shame after 3.5 hours. 4.5mi
May 12, 2017
Donna Brittingham

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  4.7 from 3 votes

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in New Mexico

#754

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great hike last weekend - awesome colors - perfect weather - We made it to a great overlook of the landscape below and beyond the trees. . . Sep 27, 2016

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