Golden Summit Trail
ElevationAscent: 449' 137 m
Descent: -447' -136 m
High: 6,281' 1,914 m
Low: 5,833' 1,778 m
GradeAvg Grade: 9% (5°)
Max Grade: 27% (15°)
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“This is the classic trail to ascend the backside of Golden's signature rock formation, Castle Rock.”— Johnny Muir-Addleman
After some straightforward but somewhat steep running, you'll join the South Table Top Mesa Trail and head west from there along the top of the cliff. At the base of Castle Rock, start a series of concrete steps up the final stretch where a large flat area and expansive views await.
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Land Manager: Jefferson County, CO - Open Space Dept.