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Garfield/Grizzly Peak Southeast Approach

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2.5 mile 4.1 kilometer point to point
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Elevation

Ascent: 2,090' 637 m
Descent: -342' -104 m
High: 13,935' 4,247 m
Low: 12,187' 3,715 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 18% (10°)
Max Grade: 72% (36°)

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Trail shared by Taylor Harris

This is the most popular, off-trail route to hike out to Garfield Peak and to reach Grizzly Peak as well.

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This would be a dangerous hike for a dog to go on due to the class 3 sections.

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This route leaves from the Grizzly Peak East Ridge route, and takes a turn to the southwest. From there, you'll have a tough ascent through scree to reach the summit of Garfield. Your route will likely be marked by cairns along the way, but a map can be an indispensable tool here.

You'll continue along a plateau on the way to Grizzly, and there will be some tough scrambling through class 3 terrain, which will be the most difficult of the route.

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