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Dam Trail

Intermediate

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0.2 mile 0.3 kilometer point to point
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 69' 21 m
Descent: -73' -22 m
High: 6,439' 1,962 m
Low: 6,366' 1,940 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 12% (7°)
Max Grade: 28% (16°)

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The official way to get to the top of the dam.

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Stay on trail. The many shortcuts are damaging the area. Look out over the former Lake Louisa that the dam held back before it failed.

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May 26, 2019
Jillian Pike Crandall

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Remnants of the Castlewood Canyon dam.
Jul 4, 2016 near Castle…, CO
Half way up the south side of the Dam Trail.
Oct 7, 2018 near Castle…, CO
Top of the Failed Castlewood Dam
Aug 5, 2015 near Castle…, CO
Castlewood Canyon Flood (1933).
Dec 17, 2015 near Castle…, CO

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