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Templeton Trail

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Trail

3.8 mile 6.1 kilometer loop
93% Runnable
Difficult

Elevation

Ascent: 488' 149 m
Descent: -489' -149 m
High: 6,561' 2,000 m
Low: 6,399' 1,950 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 5% (3°)
Max Grade: 22% (12°)

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Trail shared by Brian Smith

The hardest of the Palmer Park loops.

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Description

This trail is loaded with rugged rock sections punctuated by sections of singletrack. Templeton runs the circumference of Yucca Flats. The west-northwest side of the trail is the most difficult, but there are technical sections throughout the trail.

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Apr 1, 2019
Will Adelmann

Trail Ratings

  4.1 from 13 votes

#2

in Palmer Park

#5880

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  4.1 from 13 votes
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Trail Rankings

#2

in Palmer Park

#451

in Colorado

#5,880

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2,337 Since Aug 5, 2015
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Photos

View of Pikes Peak from the Yucca Flats trailhead.
Dec 18, 2015 near Cimarro…, CO
Navigating through the sandstone bluffs.
Dec 18, 2015 near Cimarro…, CO
View of Pikes Peak and Colorado Springs!
Dec 18, 2015 near Colorad…, CO
Pikes Peak!
Dec 18, 2015 near Cimarro…, CO
The easy part of Templeton Trail in Palmer Park...
Apr 2, 2015 near Colorad…, CO
Cactus blooming everywhere.
Jun 24, 2019 near Colorad…, CO

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