ElevationAscent: 71' 22 m
Descent: -75' -23 m
High: 6,397' 1,950 m
Low: 6,336' 1,931 m
GradeAvg Grade: 3% (2°)
Max Grade: 7% (4°)
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“Though this trail is short, it packs a serious punch in terms of the views that it offers!”— Mikhaila Redovian
Family Friendly A short, relatively easy trail with plenty of stunning views along the way.
The effort that you put into this trail is almost immediately paid back. By the time you have crested the ridge, incredible views of many of the most famous formations in the Garden of the Gods will have come into view. The effect is breathtaking! While other trails allow you to get up close and personal with the formations, this trail will give you a grand, panoramic overview of the whole area.
Once you've enjoyed the scenery, you can continue on this "U" shaped trail to return to the Ute Trail and the trailhead.
Land Manager: City of Colorado Springs, CO- Parks, Trails & Open Space