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6,439' 1,962 m

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6,366' 1,940 m

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69' 21 m

Up

73' 22 m

Down

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Avg Grade (7°)

28%

Max Grade (16°)

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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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Tim F with improvements by Brendan Ross

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Remnants of the Castlewood Canyon dam.
Jul 4, 2016 near Castle…, CO
Amazing steps from the bottom of the canyon up Rimrock Trail.
Aug 23, 2020 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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