Gardiner Peak Trail
ElevationAscent: 1,485' 453 m
Descent: -1,882' -574 m
High: 6,460' 1,969 m
Low: 4,836' 1,474 m
GradeAvg Grade: 9% (5°)
Max Grade: 35% (19°)
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“A challenging tour of the backside of Gardiner Peak.”— Chris Wandervans
There is a steep section up near the peak, after which you have a fun downhill. It is recommended to turn left onto Clear Creek Summit Trail as opposed to descending into Dagget Creek. There is no sign at the junction so please consult the map.
Beyond the Clear Creek Summit Trail junction, the trail drops steeply into Dagget Creek. The descent is a little challenging, and once you get into the creek, you'll have a lot of creek running. There has been talk of re-routing the Dagget Creek section of this trail, but it has not happened yet.
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