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Burro Trail

 4.0 (12)

Length


4.1 Miles 6.6 Kilometers


1,034' 315 m

Ascent

-918' -280 m

Descent

9%

Avg Grade (5°)

27%

Max Grade (15°)

8,651' 2,637 m

High

7,826' 2,385 m

Low

Shared By Rachel Vecchitto

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A nice scenic loop that packs in more climbing than you'd expect.

Rachel Vecchitto

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Description

Park at the Bridge Creek trailhead. There's a limited amount of parking, so arrive earlier if you want to be sure to get a spot. The beginning of the trail is off to the left, across a small creek, behind the restrooms.

The trail starts with a smaller climb up the hillside and then drops down to the beginning of the loop. You'll retrace your steps back over this first section to return to the trailhead later. When you get to the fork you have your choice of doing the loop clockwise or counterclockwise; both are similar, though going clockwise gives you a slightly shorter and steeper climb.

No matter which way you choose, roughly the first half of the loop is relatively sustained climbing that will get your heart pumping. At the halfway point, you have the option of taking a spur trail up to Windy Peak for beautiful 360-degree mountain views.

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Jul 14, 2018
Mason Hebert
Great hike through beautiful wild flowers at the beginning and end. Took the .7 mile trip to windy peak, and finished last 1 mike section back to car 5.8mi
Jul 1, 2018
Joe Martinez
2:30 hours Hot bring water Rocky Meadows Dog friendly
Jun 24, 2018
Graeme Dunn
Jun 2, 2018
Alex Vanston
Added windy peak 6.1mi
May 27, 2018
Sam Enari
It begins
Mar 17, 2018
Debby R
$7 entrance; good climb with view at windy peak; took portion of Mountain Lion out
Jan 6, 2018
Tracie Wingo
5mi
Oct 21, 2017
Edgar Villeda

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  4.0 from 12 votes

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  4.0 from 12 votes
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#389

in Colorado

#4,399

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