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Too Long Trail

 4.0 (6)

Length


2.3 Miles 3.8 Kilometers


1,159' 353 m

Ascent

-10' -3 m

Descent

9%

Avg Grade (5°)

18%

Max Grade (10°)

9,223' 2,811 m

High

8,064' 2,458 m

Low

Shared By Mikhaila Redovian

Conditions


All Clear 32 days ago
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A tougher alternative to the Bergen Peak Trail, this trail is consistently steep with switchbacks.

Mikhaila Redovian

Dogs Unknown

Features Fall Colors · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

The park is closed an hour after sundown to an hour before dawn.

Description

From the Elk Meadow parking lot, take the Sleepy S Trail to the Meadow View Trail, and continue on for about three miles. If you reach the Founder's Trail, you've gone a little too far.

This trail continues west from the Mountain View Trail and offers an alternate route to the Bergen Peak Trail, though the Too Long Trail is steep, with a ton of switchbacks. Once you've summited Bergen Peak, the descent is quick, and demands full attention.

Flora & Fauna

Bergen Peak is consistently home to elk and deer, and coyote and mountain lions have occasionally been sighted.

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Mar 2, 2018
Kristen Dillon
Oct 14, 2017
Ryan Zink
Apr 5, 2017
James Barbour
Surprisingly difficult with the variable snow. 20' wet heavy snow on south slopes, 40' pow on the north. 7.4mi
Jun 18, 2016
Neanderthal Guy

Trail Ratings

  4.0 from 6 votes

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  4.0 from 6 votes
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