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Pony Express

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Trail

1.2 mile 2.0 kilometer point to point
87% Runnable
Easy

Elevation

Ascent: 348' 106 m
Descent: -99' -30 m
High: 4,299' 1,310 m
Low: 3,951' 1,204 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 7% (4°)
Max Grade: 26% (15°)

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Trail shared by ktboundary Thompson

A short trail on gravel road/two track that bypasses the summit to access other trails.

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Runner Notes

There is one gate to pass through.

Description

Start from the end of Pony Express Lane and follow the gravel road up the steep hill passing through one gate. Go around the summit on an easy two-track to the junction with the Ridge Trail.

Flora & Fauna

Pine and prairie.

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in Spearfish

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#4

in Spearfish

#97

in South Dakota

#32,768

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Looking west from the summit. Photo Credit: blackhillsthehike.com
Jun 2, 2015 near Spearfish, SD
Looking back down the Lookout Mountain Trail to the northwest.
Apr 15, 2015 near Spearfish, SD

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