ElevationAscent: 1,249' 381 m
Descent: -1,249' -381 m
High: 9,873' 3,009 m
Low: 8,656' 2,639 m
GradeAvg Grade: 9% (5°)
Max Grade: 32% (18°)
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“A pretty forest service road with some cardio-killer-climbs!”— Jared Crockett
This featured run uses parts of forest service roads 128 and 153. These roads, and others, meander throughout the woods up here, so there's plenty more to explore!
Most of the road winds through forest canopy and provides ample shade. When you get to the last big descent to the crest of the mountain, however, it bursts into an open clearing where large and loose rocks cover the road. Watch your step and your ankles!
Once to the top of that climb, you are essentially home free. Enjoy the final stretch through the trees until you pop out on the other side and have arrived at the top. The route shows a very short side jaunt at the top which, if followed, will take you to the proper summit of Storm. Enjoy the spectacular views from up here, catch your breath, and get ready to head back down the mountain the way you came to your car.
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Land Manager: USFS - Arapaho & Roosevelt National Forests Office
Oct 10, 2019: Firewood available on the Canyon Lakes Ranger District
Oct 8, 2019: National Visitor Use Monitoring Surveys in Progress