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CT - Segment 4: FS-560 Wellington Lake Road to Long Gulch

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16.2 mile 26.1 kilometer point to point
94% Runnable
Easy/Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 2,910' 887 m
Descent: -1,005' -306 m
High: 10,905' 3,324 m
Low: 8,298' 2,529 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 5% (3°)
Max Grade: 16% (9°)

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Best access is from Rolling Creek Trailhead, about 39-miles from Bailey, CO. Head SE on Park County Rd 68, that turns into Wellington Lake Road (FS 560). The parking lot is small and easy to miss, about 7-8 miles down Wellington Lake Road and on the right side of the road.

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North Fork of Lost Creek upstream. Great place for campsite!
Mar 31, 2019 near Bailey, CO
Large, grassy valley where the Brookside-McCurdy Trail joins the CT
Mar 31, 2019 near Bailey, CO
First few miles of Segment 4 follow an old logging road.
Mar 31, 2019 near Bailey, CO
Leaving the Lost Creek Wilderness Area on Segment 4
Mar 31, 2019 near Bailey, CO
The first couple miles follow an old forest service road.
Jul 16, 2017 near Bailey, CO
The crossing at this healthy stream ~4.5 miles in is a great place to refill on water.
Jul 16, 2017 near Bailey, CO

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