MacRae Peak Out and Back
ElevationAscent: 697' 212 m
Descent: -697' -213 m
High: 5,813' 1,772 m
Low: 5,262' 1,604 m
GradeAvg Grade: 15% (8°)
Max Grade: 92% (43°)
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“A challenging trail that will keep you on your game and get your adrenaline pumping.”— Matt Raad
You'll start by ascending over rocks. Then you'll keep running until you reach a series of boulders with a cable that will assist you in your climb. Then after a while you'll reach Grandfather Gap where you'll see great scenery with more big boulders. Shortly after the Gap, you'll arrive at a series of ladders. These ladders vary in length and steepness. These ladders will lead you to the top of MacRae Peak. This trail is not one for first timers, but it is definitely worth the hard work.
Once you've enjoyed the view, head back the way that you came to return to the trailhead and your vehicle.