CDT - Berthoud Pass to Stanley Mountain
ElevationAscent: 1,309' 399 m
Descent: -1,311' -400 m
High: 12,486' 3,806 m
Low: 11,348' 3,459 m
GradeAvg Grade: 6% (4°)
Max Grade: 30% (17°)
Current trail conditions
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“A great singletrack trail with enough elevation gain to make anyone's legs and lungs burn.”— Heather Ruth
Follow the trail up through the woods to gain great views even before you get above treeline. Once above treeline, you have amazing views of the Winter Park area and the Continental Divide Trail in both directions. The steepest climb is a series of switchbacks about 1.5 miles into your run. The true summit of Stanley is about 200 ft off of the trail. A little rock scrambling is required to reach the flag marking the summit.
Once you make it up the first 2 miles (including the steep switchback section at 1.5 miles in) the trail is what I would call gently rolling. The trail is mostly hard packed dirt with a fair amount of rocks. This is an out and back route so you can decide how far you'd like to go or make a quick run if weather is coming in.
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