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Mushroom Rock

Intermediate/Difficult
 3.8 (5)

A quick burn up a steep ridge to a stellar viewpoint of Carbondale/Mt Sopris.


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Map Key

1.1

Miles

1.8

KM

Point to Point

6,968' 2,124 m

High

6,163' 1,879 m

Low

806' 246 m

Up

56' 17 m

Down

15%

Avg Grade (8°)

38%

Max Grade (21°)

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Description

Begin at the park-and-ride lot on the north side of CO 82/133 T intersection. Proceed up the dirt road about 1/4 of a mile and the Red Hill trailhead will come up on your left. Take an immediate left on the signed Mushroom Rock trail. Follow his straight to the top.

From the top, you can do all sorts of linkups on this excellent Carbondale trail system.

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Jason Smith

Trail Ratings

  3.8 from 5 votes

#2

in Red Hill

#11612

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#2

in Red Hill

#1,054

in Colorado

#11,612

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Photos

View about 75 percent up the trail.
Aug 16, 2016 near Carbondale, CO
View from the top.
Aug 16, 2016 near Carbondale, CO
A look down at the Mushroom Rock trail around the steepest sections.
Apr 3, 2015 near Carbondale, CO
Mushroom Rock. A Carbondale landmark & a killer viewpoint.
Apr 3, 2015 near Carbondale, CO
The Maroon Belles Running Club starting their work day right. Photo - Shana Light.
May 4, 2016 near Carbondale, CO

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Jun 27, 2019
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1.1mi — 9h 30m
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Jul 15, 2018
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Nov 10, 2016
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Aug 16, 2016
Erin Andersen
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Mark Andersen
2.3mi — 55h 36m