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Chimney Gulch

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2.3 Miles 3.7 Kilometers


77%

Runnable

1,126' 343 m

Ascent

-15' -5 m

Descent

9%

Avg Grade (5°)

23%

Max Grade (13°)

6,891' 2,100 m

High

5,773' 1,760 m

Low

Conditions


Minor Issues 11 days ago
Muddy, Snowy - the higher up and shaded portions were pretty slick with packed snow and ice. traction was extremely helpful up and down. lots of mud on the sunnier parts of the trail where the snow has melted History

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

Benjamin Pontecorvo

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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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Dec 12, 2018
Van Wallace
Chimney Gulch to Lookout is a lung-buster of an out-and back. Worth it. 6.9mi — 1h 21m
Jul 14, 2018
Natalya Farsun
Apr 30, 2018
Richard Nakano
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

Trail Ratings

  4.3 from 15 votes

#1

in Golden

#3898

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  4.3 from 15 votes
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#1

in Golden

#290

in Colorado

#3,898

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