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Backbone

 5.0 (1)

1.7 Miles 2.8 Kilometers


95%

Runnable

162' 49 m

Ascent

-201' -61 m

Descent

4%

Avg Grade (2°)

16%

Max Grade (9°)

7,521' 2,292 m

High

7,419' 2,261 m

Low

Shared By Elvis Riggs

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All Clear 78 days ago
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A flowing trail that connects Lil' Rattler to Sand Dunes and Cottonwood.

Elvis Riggs

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Description

The Backbone trail rolls above the Arkansas River and the town of Salida, just behind S Mountain. It connects Lil' Rattler to Sand Dunes, and Cottonwood, before it makes its way towards Sweet Dreams.

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#196

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