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Chief Mountain Trail #58

 4.4 (28)

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


All Clear 27 days ago
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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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Check-Ins

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
Jul 21, 2018
Robin J
2.8mi
Jul 17, 2018
Rachel Franck
1.5mi
Jul 15, 2018
Colin Hensen
3mi

Trail Ratings

  4.4 from 28 votes

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  4.4 from 28 votes
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in Colorado

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