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Niwot Cutoff Trail

Easy/Intermediate
 3.0 (4)

A quick, relatively easy journey away from the Brainard Lake crowds to the Indian Peaks Wilderness.


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Map Key

0.6

Miles

1.0

KM

Point to Point

10,546' 3,214 m

High

10,372' 3,161 m

Low

177' 54 m

Up

3' 1 m

Down

5%

Avg Grade (3°)

12%

Max Grade (7°)

Dogs Leashed

Features Lake · Wildlife

Description

From the Niwot Cutoff TH, a -mile hike leads west up a small slope and through the woods to Long Lake. The trail lazily switchbacks its way above Brainard Lake, and into an intersection with Jean Lunning Trail and Long Lake Dam Connector.

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Tom Robson

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  3.0 from 4 votes

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A view of Brainard Lake and the amazing peaks littered with 5 star trails.
Aug 29, 2017 near Nederland, CO

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