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Pokerchip North

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A challenging trail with loose climbing and a matching descent.


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Map Key

1.9

Miles

3.0

KM

Point to Point

7,763' 2,366 m

High

7,498' 2,285 m

Low

285' 87 m

Up

230' 70 m

Down

5%

Avg Grade (3°)

20%

Max Grade (11°)

Dogs Unknown

May be closed during the summer months due to fire danger, check with the ranger station for details.

Description

This is a loose but interesting section of trail. It starts on Rd 242 and finishes at a junction with the Pinyon Trail, though the forest service map shows it joining Bear Scat instead. Both ends feature extended climbs on a loose surface with limestone ledges.

The top section of the trail changes from smooth and straight to twisting with rocks. The northern climb/descent is more continuous with tighter turns and shorter / steeper grades.

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Shared By:

LeeAB Brinckerhoff

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#495

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#32,507

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