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East Boulder - Gunbarrel

Easy/Intermediate

Trail

2.2 mile 3.6 kilometer point to point
98% Runnable
Easy/Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 243' 74 m
Descent: -121' -37 m
High: 5,411' 1,649 m
Low: 5,178' 1,578 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 3% (2°)
Max Grade: 7% (4°)

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Trail shared by Tom Robson

A rolling trail with some of the area's best mountain views.

Tom Robson

Features Birding · Fall Colors · River/Creek · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Description

This section of the East Boulder Trail extends to the west from the White Rocks trailhead through rolling hills of the grassland ecosystem. The western terminus is at the Gunbarrel Trailhead at the intersection of Boulderado and Cambridge in the Heatherwood neighborhood.

As the highest portion of the East Boulder Trail and with limited trees obscuring your view, this section has some of the best Front Range views anywhere.

Flora & Fauna

The White Rocks Nature Preserve supports a diverse array of animal. Among them are raptors, waterfowl, songbirds, white-tail deer, bats, coyotes, foxes, snapping turtles, and snakes.

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Oct 24, 2017
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