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Niwot Ridge Spur Trail

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2.6 Miles 4.3 Kilometers


89%

Runnable

867' 264 m

Ascent

-81' -25 m

Descent

7%

Avg Grade (4°)

17%

Max Grade (9°)

11,443' 3,488 m

High

10,576' 3,224 m

Low

Shared By Tom Robson

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Unsigned, and untouched, the Niwot Ridge is a United Nations International Biosphere Reserve.

Tom Robson

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Features Fall Colors · Lake · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Runner Notes

This is a great trail run with generally low grades and open vistas.

Description

The Niwot Ridge Spur Trail (unsigned) heads south from the Jean Lunning Trail after a few hundred yards beyond the intersection with the Niwot Cutoff Trail. The trail passes through alpine forest and climbs into the alpine tundra.

Niwot Ridge has been designated by the United Nations as an International Biosphere Reserve for arctic and alpine research. Please remain on the trail.

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Sep 9, 2017
Michael Reschly
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