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Chief Mountain Trail #58

 4.4 (30)

Length


1.5 Miles 2.4 Kilometers


950' 289 m

Ascent

0' 0 m

Descent

12%

Avg Grade (7°)

25%

Max Grade (14°)

11,672' 3,558 m

High

10,722' 3,268 m

Low

Shared By Tom Robson

Conditions


Minor Issues 20 days ago
Snowy, Some Mud: we used traction and it was definitely helpful. It may not be necessary but it made the hike up and down much easier History

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An easily-accessible hike right up the hill from Idaho Springs with unbelievable views.

Tom Robson

Dogs Leashed

Features Fall Colors · Views

Family Friendly Lower effort high reward, not too long, peak at the end, great views and interesting terrain features. 5 and up.

Description

Passing through a spruce and fir forest, you reach treeline in just a short distance. Here, the alpine tundra begins.

The last stretch of the trail offers an overlook of the Bear Creek Basin, including Mount Evans, Mount Goliath, Rogers Peak and Roslin Peak.

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Oct 23, 2018
Patrick Csongei
Snow on the trail - we used traction and it was definitely helpful. It may not be necessary but it made the hike up and down much easier 3mi — 1h 22m
Sep 29, 2018
Meghan Hollaback
clear and beautiful 2.7mi
Sep 22, 2018
Matt Culpepper
Beautiful day. Smoke haze not bad until dusk. 3mi
Sep 10, 2018
Megan Shannon
Sep 8, 2018
Tom K
Aug 26, 2018
Andrea C
Aug 23, 2018
J M
3mi — 1h 30m
Aug 19, 2018
Craig Overturf

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  4.4 from 30 votes

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  4.4 from 30 votes
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