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Powerline Trail

Intermediate/Difficult
 3.5 (4)

A steep uphill climb interconnects with the top of Ginny Trail and DR Trail.


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2.1

Miles

3.4

KM

Point to Point

6,610' 2,015 m

High

5,500' 1,676 m

Low

1,112' 339 m

Up

3' 1 m

Down

10%

Avg Grade (6°)

24%

Max Grade (13°)

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Watch out for mountain bikers frequently climbing this trail—they are uphill only.

Description

In 2000 the Bobcat Gulch fire burned much of what is now the Bobcat Ridge Natural Area. The land is now managed by the City of Fort Collins who have built a number of trails. Powerline Trail climbs to meet up with the top of the Ginny Trail and DR Trail to make some nice loops.

The climb up Powerline Trail is a doubletrack/fire road through the remnants of the trees left by the Bobcat Gulch Fire. It is a steep climb but gets you to a nice meadow, nice views looking into Rocky Mountain National Park, and trail connections.

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Shared By:

Joel Larner

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  3.5 from 4 votes

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Keep an eye out for deer, I saw about 8 that day. 5 bucks 2 does and a fawn
Jul 29, 2018 near Bellvue, CO
The point of no return.
Feb 26, 2020 near Bellvue, CO

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Apr 26, 2020
Mark Williamson
Dry and the usual grunt going uphill. 1.9mi