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Chimney Gulch

 5 votes

2.3 Miles 3.7 Kilometers

 

77% 

Runnable

Singletrack

1,126' 343 m

Ascent

-15' -5 m

Descent

6,891' 2,100 m

High

5,773' 1,760 m

Low

9%

Avg Grade (5°)

23%

Max Grade (13°)

Unknown

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A steep but mostly smooth trail leading up Lookout Mountain from Golden.

Benjamin Pontecorvo

Overview

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Dogs: Leashed

Description

Chimney Gulch is a steep trail connecting Golden and the top of Lookout Mountain.

Beginning from the bottom, the first abrupt 1100 feet provide a good workout, and is also a good way to access the top of Apex Trail.

Parking is available at the trailhead on the south side of Hwy 6. Alternately, a tunnel under the highway is available a short distance to the west of the trailhead (couple hundred meters or so) if running to/from/across the highway.

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Jul 8, 2017
DwightD Dettloff
Started early which was a good decision as it gets hot, dry, and dusty later in the day. Lots of up! 2.3mi
May 24, 2017
Ben Tyler
Feb 11, 2017
Lynda Wacht
Jun 3, 2016
Matt Burskey
Oct 30, 2015
John Martin 1
20 minutes left to the top — 0h 34m

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  4.0 from 5 votes

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in Golden

#4330

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in Golden

#449

in Colorado

#4,330

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