Trail Run Project Logo

Twin Bridges

 2.0 (2)

0.7 Miles 1.2 Kilometers


94%

Runnable

64' 20 m

Ascent

-102' -31 m

Descent

4%

Avg Grade (3°)

11%

Max Grade (6°)

9,088' 2,770 m

High

8,989' 2,740 m

Low

Shared By Kristen McGlynn

Conditions


All Clear 61 days ago

Getting forecast...

A short connector trail with great views that may get your feet wet.

Kristen McGlynn

Dogs Unknown

Features River/Creek · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Description

Twin Bridges can be used to connect from Vasquez Road to Blue Sky and Ice Hill. It is a short, but scenic trail starting on a knoll that has been clear cut due to beetle kill. From the top of this hill you have great views of James Peak and Corona Pass and across the valley to the east side of the town of Winter Park.

A short but steep descent takes you back into the woods and down by the creek. In early spring, this portion of the trail can be at best soggy, and at worst, completely underwater due to spring run-off from Vasquez Creek. It is usually only a couple inches or water or mud so just be ready to get your feet dirty. After this section, you'll cross the first of the two bridges before a gentle climb to its junction with Blue Sky.

Continue on to your left and over the second bridge. Twin Bridges ends at a Little Vasquez Rd - if look to the left, and you'll see the singletrack start to Ice Hill.

Flora & Fauna

Lodgepole pines, blue spruce, and ferns by the creek. Fireweed in the clear cut meadow in the early summer. Squirrels, chipmunks, blue jays, and the occasional porcupine.

Contacts

You & This Trail


Rate Quality


   Clear Rating

Rate Difficulty

Share This Trail

Your Check-Ins

Check-Ins

none

Trail Ratings

  2.0 from 2 votes

#23347

Overall
  2.0 from 2 votes
5 Star
0%
4 Star
0%
3 Star
50%
2 Star
0%
1 Star
50%
Rankings

#2,083

in Colorado

#23,347

Overall
50 Views Last Month
691 Since Oct 16, 2017
Easy Easy

100%
0%
0%
0%
0%
0%

0 Comments

Trail Run Project is part of the REI Co-op family,
where a life outdoors is a life well lived.

Shop REI Running