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South Ridge Trail

Intermediate
 3.0 (6)

A great way to gain some elevation in Horsetooth Mountain Park.


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Map Key

2.1

Miles

3.4

KM

Point to Point

6,896' 2,102 m

High

5,791' 1,765 m

Low

1,105' 337 m

Up

9' 3 m

Down

10%

Avg Grade (6°)

24%

Max Grade (14°)

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Description

This is an access road heading out of the main parking lot, this is a popular way to get a good portion of the way up Horsetooth Mountain. While there is little in the way of rocks and roots, the steepness in some sections warrants an intermediate rating.

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Tom Robson

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  3.0 from 6 votes

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Horsetooth Mountain Park, Fort Collins, CO.
Feb 23, 2019 near Bellvue, CO
Sunrise, Horsetooth Rock Trail
Feb 18, 2015 near Laporte, CO
Northern Colorado summer wildflowers. This is called "Chiming Bells".
Jul 27, 2019 near Bellvue, CO
View of Horsetooth Rock from about 0.75 miles southeast. This is the trail leading to the top.
Apr 16, 2018 near Bellvue, CO
Enjoying the view
Mar 18, 2019 near Bellvue, CO

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Jul 30, 2022
Greg Stewart
Took Horsetooth up and this route down. 5.3mi — 2h 32m
Apr 30, 2022
Caitlin Heckman
2.1mi
Mar 17, 2022
Jasmine Greb
Aug 16, 2020
Daniel Dara
Aug 3, 2020
Daniel Dara
Apr 24, 2020
Logan Underwood
Jun 23, 2018
Cole Kapavik
4mi
Oct 21, 2017
Evan Salfelder