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Gray Back Peak Trail

Intermediate
 4.0 (7)

A pleasant hike leading to interesting views of the mountains and plains.


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Map Key

1.9

Miles

3.1

KM

Point to Point

9,328' 2,843 m

High

8,746' 2,666 m

Low

732' 223 m

Up

150' 46 m

Down

9%

Avg Grade (5°)

29%

Max Grade (16°)

Dogs Off-leash

Features Birding · Fall Colors · Views

Description

The trail is very easy to follow and leads straight to a peak with no major diversions that I noticed. Once you're at the top, you'll have some nice views to the south and to the west.

There appeared to be a fair amount of wash out along the trail itself, so most people seemed to be hiking just to side of the ruts in the trail. Crumbly granite gravel and dirt primarily make up the trail.

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Joshua Wells

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  4.0 from 7 votes

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Trailhead to Grey Back Peak Trail. Take the trail up, not the horse trail down to the right.
Aug 12, 2017 near Fort Ca…, CO

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May 17, 2020
Greta Smith
4mi — 1h 00m
Apr 6, 2020
Anthony Scolari
Total climb was 1,070 ft 4mi — 2h 35m
May 10, 2019
Adlee Watkins
Jun 18, 2018
Tony Carr
Jun 16, 2018
Lucy Westenburg
Apr 15, 2018
Danyl Sue
3.5mi
Aug 6, 2017
Craig Loerzel
Great hike 4.8mi — 2h 00m
Jul 23, 2017
Joshua Begin