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Porcupine Trail

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Length


4.4 Miles 7.1 Kilometers


29' 9 m

Ascent

-1,364' -416 m

Descent

6%

Avg Grade (3°)

16%

Max Grade (9°)

8,372' 2,552 m

High

7,036' 2,145 m

Low

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Another up and down hike between Needles lodge (top) and Penny Lane ski run.

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Description

A more interesting, but similar to Needles, way down from Needles Lodge. Excellent scenery through dozens of switchbacks on a mostly hard packed surface with occasional rocky section, loose rocks, and roots.

Follow the signs at several confluences and watch for traffic in both directions. This trail may be a better option for descending than Needles. There are a number of stream crossings in early spring.

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