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Red Mountain Trail

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Length

3.2 Miles 5.1 Kilometers

82%

Runnable

Elevation

1,080' 329 m

Ascent

-195' -60 m

Descent

8%

Avg Grade (4°)

88%

Max Grade (41°)

10,118' 3,084 m

High

9,039' 2,755 m

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A relaxed trail connecting the Grand Ditch to the valley below.

Brian Smith

Overview

Features: Birding — Fall Colors — Lake — River/Creek — Views — Waterfall — Wildflowers — Wildlife [Add/Remove]
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Description [Suggest Changes]

This contouring trail leads from the Colorado River Valley up to the Grand Ditch Trail. The trail contours to the south for roughly half of its length before finally turning nearly 180 degrees in one switchback. Along the way you'll pass some small ponds and over a couple of intermittent streams.

Red Mountain Trail terminates at the Valley View campground, directly across Grand Ditch Trail.

Flora & Fauna [Suggest Changes]

Moose are sometimes seen in this valley. Additionally, many types of wildflowers are found in the area.

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