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black Grandfather Trail

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Trail

2.0 mile 3.3 kilometer point to point
Singletrack
Difficult

Elevation

Ascent: 1,136' 346 m
Descent: -503' -153 m
High: 5,893' 1,796 m
Low: 5,255' 1,602 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 15% (9°)
Max Grade: 49% (26°)

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Trail shared by Brandon Thrower

This trail is, in one word, intense! The trail has super exposed section on ladders, killer views, and is just awesome!

Brandon Thrower

Features Birding · Cave · Fall Colors · Spring · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

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This trail is crazy intense, crossing an amazing ridgeline with exposed section on ladders and incredible views. Expect highly technical alpine terrain, multiple ladders on exposed cliffs, cables to help assist you one your way up slick rocks, and lots of scrambling. The trail might be short, but it doesn't lack in adventure and views!

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Sep 21, 2018
Sean Cranmer
Aug 9, 2018
Tom Grego
Jul 27, 2018
Hayden Holbrook
Jul 13, 2018
Baylee Lorraine
Jul 7, 2018
Flynn Carney
Jun 28, 2018
Rayne Britt
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May 12, 2018
Rayne Britt
Apr 13, 2018
Heather Nina

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  4.8 from 13 votes

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