The Crags Trail #664
ElevationAscent: 818' 249 m
Descent: -39' -12 m
High: 10,785' 3,287 m
Low: 9,994' 3,046 m
GradeAvg Grade: 6% (4°)
Max Grade: 16% (9°)
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“This is the main trail in the Crags - complete with cool jagged rock formations - along the western slope of Pikes Peak.”— Karl W
Continue along the Crags Trail which follows Fourmile Creek northeast through a valley. The trail will be wooded at first, but will eventually open up into a meadow with lovely views of rocky cliffs and the rough western flank of Pikes Peak. There is a small stream crossing about a third of the way that can be overgrown with brush - but there was a good spot with logs to stay dry.
The trail will become more clear again along the creek. It will then re-enter forest and gain some elevation as it turns north along a small ridge. The ridge becomes rocky so keep an eye for the path/cairns. This rockiness means good views!
The trail ends on the top of a rocky outcropping with excellent views and some nice rock formations to take pictures with.
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We need help with the following missing trail information:
Need to Know, Flora & Fauna, Runner Notes
Land Manager: USFS - Pikes Peak Ranger District