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Too Long Trail

 4.0 (6)

2.3 Miles 3.8 Kilometers


78%

Runnable

1,159' 353 m

Ascent

-10' -3 m

Descent

9%

Avg Grade (5°)

18%

Max Grade (10°)

9,223' 2,811 m

High

8,064' 2,458 m

Low

Shared By Mikhaila Redovian

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A tougher alternative to the Bergen Peak Trail, this trail is consistently steep with switchbacks.

Mikhaila Redovian

Dogs Unknown

Features Fall Colors · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

The park is closed an hour after sundown to an hour before dawn.

Runner Notes

This trail is very steep with exposed rocks and roots. This is a great trail for hill training!

Description

From the Elk Meadow parking lot, take the Sleepy S Trail to the Meadow View Trail, and continue on for about three miles. If you reach the Founder's Trail, you've gone a little too far.

This trail continues west from the Mountain View Trail and offers an alternate route to the Bergen Peak Trail, though the Too Long Trail is steep, with a ton of switchbacks. Once you've summited Bergen Peak, the descent is quick, and demands full attention.

Flora & Fauna

Bergen Peak is consistently home to elk and deer, and coyote and mountain lions have occasionally been sighted.

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Feb 17, 2018
Lynda Wacht
Oct 1, 2017
Lynda Wacht
Sep 12, 2017
Kristen Smith
Feb 24, 2017
Jen McMurtrey
Aug 23, 2015
Alan Currens
2.3mi

Trail Ratings

  4.0 from 6 votes

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  4.0 from 6 votes
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Rankings

#527

in Colorado

#5,430

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