Matthews Winters Lollipop
ElevationAscent: 711' 217 m
Descent: -710' -216 m
High: 6,777' 2,066 m
Low: 6,266' 1,910 m
GradeAvg Grade: 5% (3°)
Max Grade: 21% (12°)
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“A wonderful Matthews Winters link up.”— Mr Singleton
After 0.5 miles, turn west onto Cherry Gulch Trail and then turn south onto Morrison Slide Trail for 1.5 miles before turning east back onto the Red Rocks Trail. The Morrison Slide Trail is a steep, rocky trail littered with tight switchbacks. The ascent and descent are equally challenging but your efforts are rewarded with great views from the top.
After 0.7 miles turn east to continue on the Red Rocks Trail. Kick it into high gear and cruise back the way you came via the Red Rocks Trail and Village Walk Trail back to the bridge and the trailhead to finish out your run.
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Land Manager: Jefferson County, CO - Open Space Dept.