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High Drive

Intermediate

Trail

3.6 mile 5.8 kilometer point to point
82% Runnable
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 1,227' 374 m
Descent: -362' -110 m
High: 7,866' 2,398 m
Low: 6,647' 2,026 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 8% (5°)
Max Grade: 21% (12°)

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Trail shared by Jason Doedderlein

A dirt road used to access, or connect, several area trails

Jason Doedderlein

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Runner Notes

High Drive can become very icy in early to mid Spring.

In May through Oct, it is open to traffic.

Description

High Drive is a dirt road that heads up into North Cheyenne Canyon Park from Bear Creek Park and can be used to connect many trails that run off of it, or it can simply be a enjoyed on its own.

High Drive connects the Palmer Trail back to the Section 16 trailhead, is the starting point of Trail 666 (Bear Creek Trail), Trail 667 (which will connect with 666 heading into Jones Park), and ends where it joins with Gold Camp Rd, which offers parking to access Seven Bridges and St. Mary's Falls.

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May 26, 2018
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View of Mount Buckhorn from Penrose Trail (#665) aka Lower Captain Jack's Trail.
Aug 5, 2017 near Manitou…, CO
FSR 380 aka High Drive. Gravel roadway currently not open to motorized vehicles.
Aug 5, 2017 near Manitou…, CO
View from High Drive.
May 23, 2016 near Manitou…, CO
TH Penrose Trail (#665) aka Lower Captain Jack's Trail. Connection from High Drive.
Aug 5, 2017 near Manitou…, CO
View of Tenney Crags from High Drive.
Aug 19, 2017 near Manitou…, CO
Top of High Drive.
May 23, 2016 near Manitou…, CO

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