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3 days ago

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18 days ago

hiking
25 days ago

Moderate to easy trail for the first 3 miles. After that it gets pretty dicey climbing over a good size hill. Suggest you take the first half and return unless you like climbing on your hands & knees.

Fair amount of snow near the end of the trail. Recommend AWD to get to the trailhead and possibly snowshoes while hiking, but at least yak trax XTR or equivalent trail spikes for maximum traction, especially on the bridges

hiking
2 months ago

Even with snow on the trail, it was beautiful and easy to follow. I'll definitely be back!

backpacking
3 months ago

loved this trail!
gunshots from hunters the first mile was unnerving - never experienced guns randomly going off all around me like that. was very deep into the forest through the haymen burn area, we'll maintained one lane dirt road. remember there being a few turns to get there, be sure you have a map or written directions your gpm probably won't work. worth the drive, i try to do it yearly.

hiking
4 months ago

This was a nice incline for trail running, just enough of a challenge and like others said, you pass over several steams which are pretty. Pretty well maintained trail, but then again I'm not too picky, I hopped over one tree that has fallen but that's kind of part of the experience if you ask me haha. Anyway, I ran 3 miles in and ran into one couple who said it goes on for many miles further past that. I decided to stop 3 miles in as I was short on time to keep exploring. Great day hike! Be careful on the road in. Pike national forests roads are badly washed so my Subaru made it but it was slow going; 4WD vehicles went much faster.

hiking
4 months ago

Love the tranquillity of this trail

hiking
7 months ago