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blue Notch Trail

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0.6 mile 1.0 kilometer point to point
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 144' 44 m
Descent: -6' -2 m
High: 2,789' 850 m
Low: 2,651' 808 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 4% (3°)
Max Grade: 19% (11°)

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Trail shared by Nicole Tarsan

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Earn some dramatic views from "the Notch", a vista found along a steep ledge atop this trail.

Nicole Tarsan

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Watch for drop offs. Not recommended for anyone with a fear of heights. Treacherous during or after heavy rains.

Description

After meandering through a small canyon, this trail climbs a ladder and follows a ledge to the Notch for a dramatic view of the White River Valley. The trail begins at the south end of the Door and Window parking area.

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Jul 5, 2019
David Tarr
Beautiful at sunrise, tho clay is VERY slick from rain. step on rocks 1.5mi — 0h 46m
Jun 22, 2019
Seth Liverseed
ladder climb.
Jun 9, 2019
Paul Thalacker
Jun 3, 2019
Ryan Gillikin
9h 30m
May 28, 2019
Trevor Kirkland
Fun hike with some climbing and decent views at the end
May 25, 2019
NOBUHIRO KONDO
May 23, 2019
Katie C
Beautiful views back down to Cedar Pass Lodge and the Cliff Shelf trail that we hiked this am. — 1h 30m
May 16, 2019
Elissa Covey

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  4.6 from 37 votes

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