Gudy Gaskill Trail
ElevationAscent: 321' 98 m
Descent: -289' -88 m
High: 7,436' 2,266 m
Low: 7,166' 2,184 m
GradeAvg Grade: 5% (3°)
Max Grade: 15% (8°)
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“A short scenic loop off the Beaver Brook Trail.”— Jeff Williams
You do start higher up and descend slightly as you get to the overlook area so there will be some uphill to get back up to the Beaver Brook Trail. This makes a nice addition to the Beaver Brook Trail, and is often done as a little side loop. The pleasant running and nice overlook make this a worthwhile addition to your run.
The trail is singletrack, is in pretty good shape, and is not very technical in general.
The trail's namesake, Gudy Gaskill, is credited with being the Mother of The Colorado Trail, now 567 miles long running between Denver and Durango.
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