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South Ridge Trail

Intermediate

Trail

2.1 mile 3.4 kilometer point to point
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 1,105' 337 m
Descent: -9' -3 m
High: 6,896' 2,102 m
Low: 5,791' 1,765 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 10% (6°)
Max Grade: 24% (14°)

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Trail shared by Tom Robson

A great way to gain some elevation in Horsetooth Mountain Park.

Tom Robson

Features Fall Colors · Views · Wildlife

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This is an access road heading out of the main parking lot, this is a popular way to get a good portion of the way up Horsetooth Mountain. While there is little in the way of rocks and roots, the steepness in some sections warrants an intermediate rating.

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Jun 23, 2018
Cole Kapavik
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Oct 21, 2017
Evan Salfelder
May 30, 2017
Keith McCue

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  2.5 from 4 votes

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Sunrise, Horsetooth Rock Trail
Feb 18, 2015 near Laporte, CO
View of Horsetooth Rock from about 0.75 miles southeast. This is the trail leading to the top.
Apr 16, 2018 near Bellvue, CO
Horsetooth Mountain Park, Fort Collins, CO.
Feb 23, 2019 near Bellvue, CO
Northern Colorado summer wildflowers. This is called "Chiming Bells".
Jul 27, 2019 near Bellvue, CO
Enjoying the view
Mar 18, 2019 near Bellvue, CO

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