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South Boulder Peak

Intermediate/Difficult
 4.0 (7)

A ridgetop trail connecting two Front Range peaks.


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0.3

Miles

0.4

KM

39%

Runnable

8,534' 2,601 m

High

8,197' 2,498 m

Low

337' 103 m

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Down

24%

Avg Grade (13°)

44%

Max Grade (24°)

Dogs Leashed

Features Birding · Fall Colors · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Description

This trail helps create connectivity between the summits of South Boulder Peak and Bear Peak. It begins at a three-way intersection with Shadow Canyon trail and Bear Peak. From the intersection, this trail climbs continuously more steeply to the west, up the eastern flank of South Boulder Peak.

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Brian Smith

Trail Ratings

  4.0 from 7 votes

#2

in South Mesa

#10044

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#2

in South Mesa

#872

in Colorado

#10,044

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Top of Shadow Canyon, just before South Boulder Peak at Dawn
Sep 16, 2021 near Boulder, CO
Once you get to the runnable section inside the burned area, the lung-busting climb is almost over. You're not far from the saddle and great views of Walker Ranch.
Jun 15, 2015 near Boulder, CO
Finally Reached the Summit!
Oct 14, 2017 near Boulder, CO

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Jul 30, 2021
Jessica Montenieri
Love the scramble to the peak
Sep 3, 2018
Andrew Kumler
Jun 14, 2016
Kaylee M
Jun 2, 2016
Kaylee M