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blueBlack Soda Springs Trail

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Trail

4.3 mile 6.9 kilometer point to point
88% Runnable
Intermediate/Difficult

Elevation

Ascent: 1,124' 343 m
Descent: -334' -102 m
High: 6,271' 1,911 m
Low: 5,443' 1,659 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 6% (4°)
Max Grade: 41% (22°)

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Trail shared by Peter Olson

Follow the Rio Grande as it flows south and then up the escarpment.

Peter Olson

Features Birding · River/Creek · Swimming · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Runner Notes

This trail is an abandoned old jeep track the follows the Rio Grande and then climbs up the cliff to the top of the mesa.

Description

This trail follows the Rio Grande from the Diablo Arroyo south. It ends at the top of the mesa overlooking the Rio Grande with views of the Sangre de Cristo mountains to the east.

Flora & Fauna

Coyotes, snakes, cool birds, wild horses, deer, big horn sheep, mountain lions.

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