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Doudy Draw

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Length

2.2 Miles 3.5 Kilometers

96%

Runnable

Elevation

449' 137 m

Ascent

-4' -1 m

Descent

4%

Avg Grade (2°)

11%

Max Grade (6°)

6,099' 1,859 m

High

5,654' 1,723 m

Low

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All Clear 7 hours ago
The loop back is closed - so it’s a there and back route History

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The main artery through the Marshall Mesa trail system - moderate running with a few tough bits.

Benjamin Pontecorvo

Overview

Features: Birding — Fall Colors — River/Creek — Views — Wildflowers — Wildlife [Add/Remove]

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The trail is a smooth gravel at first as you start out from the large trailhead. After a short stretch on a gentle grade, you'll reach the Community Ditch (irrigation canal). You could take the Community Ditch trail to the left to get to Rte. 93 and the eastern trail system, but Doudy Draw continues across the bridge.

The trail turns to singletrack after the bridge, and begins to steepen. This portion of trail is strewn with loose rocks and has a steeper grade but things mellow out in less than a mile.

At the top of the ascent, you'll reach an intersection where you'd stay right to link up with the Spring Brook Loop North and South. Stay left to follow the rest of Doudy Draw. This is the most challenging section of trail in the entire system as it ascends steeply to the Flatirons Vista.

Once you get to the top of the ridge, follow the trail north and take in the great views out over the trails you've just ridden. The trail ends at a gate to linkup with the Flatirons Vista North and South trails.

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Aug 13, 2017
Jen McMurtrey
Nov 19, 2016
Mel Ryder
Nov 24, 2015
Kaylee Mickens
Sep 20, 2015
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  3.0 from 4 votes

#6

in Doudy Draw

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in Doudy Draw

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in Colorado

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