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Burroughs Range Trail (Wittenburg Cornell Slide Trail)

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Length


8.6 Miles 13.8 Kilometers


3,618' 1,103 m

Ascent

-2,146' -654 m

Descent

13%

Avg Grade (7°)

71%

Max Grade (35°)

4,192' 1,278 m

High

1,390' 424 m

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Shared By Mirek Wierzbicki

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This trail approaches Slide Mountain from the east before passing over two more mountains, gaining 3635 ft.

Mirek Wierzbicki

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Features Birding · Fall Colors · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Description

From parking lot follow the red blazed trail. This is a rugged trail but well maintained. Be prepared for a lot of scrambling. After hiking 3.9 miles, you reach the summit of Wittenberg with great views on the summit. The summit of Cornell Mountain is at reached after 4.8 miles. At 7.05 miles you hit the Slide Mt. You'll have great views just before and after summit . To complete entire trail you'll continue down another 1.9 miles to Phoenicia-East Branch Trail, but many hikers use the summit of Slide Mountain as a turnaround point.

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Nov 10, 2018
Dave Laurenty
Hiked in reverse from Slide to Woodland. Winter conditions above 3,500’. Finished in the dark off Witt due to challenging descents and conditions.
Jun 10, 2018
Jack Cunningham
Oct 8, 2017
Jason Burger
8.6mi
Sep 4, 2017
Chris Ord
From Woodlands campgrounds to Wittenberg. 3.9 miles ascend and 3.9 descend. 3.9mi
Jul 15, 2017
Michael Antolini

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  4.9 from 8 votes

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There is significant ice near the very top of slide on both approaches. Yak tracks or trekking poles recommended May 8, 2018

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