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Double Arch Trail #201

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Length

0.9 Miles 1.4 Kilometers


Elevation

170' 52 m

Ascent

-288' -88 m

Descent

10%

Avg Grade (6°)

28%

Max Grade (16°)

1,261' 384 m

High

1,051' 320 m

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A popular out-and-back when doing Auxier Ridge Trail #204 to Tunnel Ridge Road.

Chris Chaney

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Features: Birding — Fall Colors — Views — Wildflowers — Wildlife
Dogs: Off-leash

Description

Double Arch Trail is a dead end, but despite that many people do the out-and-back hike to the beautiful arch in combination with an Auxier Ridge Trail #204 to Tunnel Ridge Road hike.

You drop fast to the base of the massive cliff line and then hike along beneath tower sandstone walls for most of the trail, passing under Double Arch before circling around the north end of the ridge and climbing up to come out right at the unique rock formation that this trail is named for.

The views of Auxier Ridge from the arch are amazing, and worth the trip out to Double Arch. Just make sure you save something for the climb out.

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Oct 13, 2017
Jon Robinson
Sep 3, 2017
Chris Davis
Jul 15, 2017
Jason Robey
Feb 18, 2017
Will Burkhart
1.8mi
Dec 17, 2016
Dakota Clark
Amazing arch views and an easy grade up to the center of the arch. Awesome finish to the Auxier Ridge trail. 0.9mi
Oct 18, 2016
Jeremy Ruhl
Oct 8, 2016
Ford Knowlton
Sep 4, 2016
Angel Kuhn
Hiked into from Court house Rock then back to parking lot at auxiler trail 7.6mi — 4h 31m

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  4.7 from 10 votes

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