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blue Bench Route

Trail

4.9 mile 7.9 kilometer point to point
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 991' 302 m
Descent: -270' -82 m
High: 5,538' 1,688 m
Low: 4,816' 1,468 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 5% (3°)
Max Grade: 58% (30°)

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Trail shared by Tony H with improvements by Mark Main

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A moderately steep trail with some uneasy footing during the start. The path is narrow with some very narrow passes next to steep ledges. Cacti are everywhere with many poking into the path. I would not suggest the initial climb for children but from what could be seen from the top, the rest of the trail is much easier.

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Jun 8, 2019
Chantell Gregory
took corkscrew down, which added a mile 5.5mi — 4h 15m
Apr 6, 2019
Tony H
0.6mi — 1h 15m

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  4.3 from 4 votes

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