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Point Lookout Trail

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Trail

1.1 mile 1.7 kilometer point to point
Intermediate/Difficult

Elevation

Ascent: 527' 161 m
Descent: -10' -3 m
High: 8,434' 2,571 m
Low: 7,917' 2,413 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 10% (6°)
Max Grade: 30% (17°)

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Trail shared by Hunter R

A strenuous climb rewards hikers with magnificent views of the Montezuma and Mancos valleys.

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Lace up your adventure shoes and prepare for a steep but short climb up the Point Lookout Trail. Starting at the Point Lookout Trail Parking Area, near the northern side of Morefield Campground, switchback up the trail for .75 miles before reaching the mesa top.

Continue along the trail, taking moments to catch your breathe and enjoy the increasingly beautiful views evolving as you climb higher. Upon reaching Point Lookout, indulge in breathtaking views of the Montezuma and Mancos Valleys below.

Flora & Fauna

Verdant desert shrubbery are abundant along the trail.

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Sep 5, 2019
Kimberly Wong
Aug 6, 2019
Heidi Betschart
May 15, 2019
Abby Andersen
Apr 21, 2019
Lauren Sully
Beautiful view from the top. 1.1mi
Apr 20, 2019
Lauren Sully
View from the top was worth the switchbacks work. 1mi
Sep 4, 2018
Elliot Gardner
May 31, 2018
Thomas Barrett
1.1mi
Jun 22, 2017
Jay Benedict
Not too hard, great views at top 2mi

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