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blueBlack Mount Morrison

Trail

1.7 mile 2.8 kilometer point to point
Intermediate/Difficult

Elevation

Ascent: 1,965' 599 m
Descent: 0' 0 m
High: 7,880' 2,402 m
Low: 5,914' 1,803 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 22% (12°)
Max Grade: 62% (32°)

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Trail shared by Dylan Pradas

A steep hike with great views of Denver and the Rocky Mountains.

Dylan Pradas

Features Views · Wildflowers

No bikes or horses are allowed on this trail.

Description

The trail begins a ways north of Entrance #4 to Red Rocks Amphitheater. This is the west entrance off of Bear Creek Road near the intersection with Titans Road. The unofficial trailhead features a sign noting that this trail is, For hiking only.

The trail starts steep for the first 0.5 miles, alongside some powerline poles. The trail itself is very rocky and is singletrack the entire way. It levels out for a bit of a break but then goes back to a steep incline. At this point, you should still be hiking. However, about 0.25 miles from the top, you start rock scrambling.

From the top, experience the gorgeous views of Mt. Evans to the west and the city of Denver to the east.

Flora & Fauna

Pretty wildflowers in the spring.

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Oct 12, 2018
Micaela Burrow
Not sure if we made it to the summit - trail is unmarked.
May 9, 2018
Jose Rodriguez 2
Tank Beast’d the scramble! 1.7mi
Jul 12, 2017
David Hamernick
Apr 17, 2017
laura Kimble
Great workout 3.4mi
Feb 4, 2017
Nick Murray
So steep! Can slide easily on the way down
Jun 21, 2016
NATHALIE BROCHU
Jun 16, 2016
Chad Miller
May 19, 2016
Leonardo Micheli

Trail Ratings

  4.0 from 12 votes

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#1

in Red Rocks

#414

in Colorado

#5,171

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