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Talon

Intermediate

Trail

2.6 mile 4.1 kilometer point to point
94% Runnable
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 631' 192 m
Descent: -2' -1 m
High: 6,683' 2,037 m
Low: 6,054' 1,845 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 5% (3°)
Max Grade: 18% (10°)

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Trail shared by Justin Ricks

A trail that connects the lower and upper portions of Cheyenne Mountain State Park.

Justin Ricks

Features Birding · Fall Colors · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Description

From the Sundance intersection, near the main parking lot, head out on Talon. The trails in the park are marked really well and there are maps located through out the park. The trail will eventually split into North Talon and South Talon. The trail showcases the wooded and higher elevation section of the park. It offers great views of the city.

For most of the way out (west), you'll be heading uphill, so make sure that you've warmed up before taking this one at speed. While out, make sure to enjoy your beautiful surroundings!

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Apr 10, 2016
Luke Brisk
Good trail!

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  4.3 from 3 votes

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NORAD Trail Race start/finish line has an unbeatable view!
Dec 10, 2015 near Fort Ca…, CO
Headed out between North and South Talon during the NORAD Trail Race
Dec 10, 2015 near Fort Ca…, CO
Getting ready to climb North and South Talon during the NORAD Trail Race.
Dec 10, 2015 near Fort Ca…, CO
On the way up during the NORAD Trail Race!
Dec 10, 2015 near Fort Ca…, CO

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