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Raspberry Mountain Trail

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2.4 mile 3.9 kilometer point to point
Easy/Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 836' 255 m
Descent: -149' -45 m
High: 10,563' 3,219 m
Low: 9,868' 3,008 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 8% (4°)
Max Grade: 26% (15°)

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Trail shared by David Orner

A stunning climb with views at the top that go on endlessly.

David Orner

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After crossing the creek at the parking area, this trail follows the Ring the Peak Trail (here mapped as part of the Catamount Trail) for the first 1.5 miles.

Right from the start, you'll quickly gain elevation via a few switchbacks. The trail goes straight north through a pleasant pine forest. After you cross another small creek, turn right on the forest road.

You'll pass through a small open meadow, and after a small climb, you'll reach a point where you leave Ring The Peak Trail (Catamount Trail). The spot is marked by several wooden posts in the ground but can be easy to miss. From here, it's less than a mile uphill to the summit of Raspberry Mountain, with a short descent into a saddle before the final push.

At the top, keep left and find the best way up those huge boulders. Enjoy 360-degrees views that include Sawatch Range, Sangre De Cristo Mountains, Pikes Peak, and Catamount Reservoirs.

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Jul 6, 2019
Ethan W
Amazing hike. 2.4mi
Jun 29, 2019
Lisa Tober
Rainbow pics!! 5.6mi — 4h 37m
Jun 20, 2019
R Matz
May 25, 2019
K Keiter
Nov 10, 2018
Colleen Marie
7mi
Jun 27, 2018
Jason Zerbe
May 11, 2018
Emily
Beautiful day! 4.5mi
Apr 17, 2018
Tom Kuthy
Awesome 360 views from the top of Raspberry mountain. Worth the effort! 2.4mi — 2h 20m

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