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North Backbone

Intermediate
 3.8 (5)

A rocky, crunchy, challenging trail with excellent views.


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3.1

Miles

5.0

KM

96%

Runnable

7,700' 2,347 m

High

7,578' 2,310 m

Low

260' 79 m

Up

295' 90 m

Down

3%

Avg Grade (2°)

12%

Max Grade (7°)

Dogs Leashed

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Description

The northern extension of the Backbone Trail is a steep, challenging trail with excellent views of Salida and the Collegiates. There are many beautiful rock formations surrounding this trail, but keep a look out for shark fin rock, one of the most memorable features on the way!

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Elvis Riggs

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  3.8 from 5 votes

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