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First-Second Flatiron Trail

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 4.5 (60)

A steep access trail used by climbers as a way down following an ascent of either the 1st or 2nd.


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Map Key

0.6

Miles

1.0

KM

Point to Point

7,190' 2,191 m

High

6,259' 1,908 m

Low

930' 284 m

Up

0' 0 m

Down

28%

Avg Grade (16°)

46%

Max Grade (25°)

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Description

Starting from the Bluebell-Baird Trail, head south on the Flatirons Loop Trail to two trail signs, then west to begin switching back and forth between the First and Second Flatirons. It ends at the saddle between the First Flatiron and Sunset Rock.

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Shared By:

Brian Smith with improvements by Tim Car and 1 other

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  4.5 from 60 votes

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  4.5 from 60 votes
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#3

in Colorado

#22

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Photos

The Third Flatiron from near the top of the First-Second Flatiron Trail
Oct 1, 2017 near Boulder, CO
The Third Flatiron as seen from the top of the 1st/2nd Flatiron Trail
May 17, 2015 near Boulder, CO
The First Flatiron as seen from the 2nd Flatiron access trail
May 17, 2015 near Boulder, CO
An eastward panorama while taking a rest on the steep trail
May 17, 2015 near Boulder, CO
View from the top (almost).
Oct 31, 2016 near Boulder, CO

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Sep 28, 2022
Gilad Solter
Jul 9, 2022
Michael X
Jul 2, 2022
Nathaniel Olin
0.6mi — 1h 00m
May 28, 2022
Gosia Majerczyk
May 18, 2022
Private User
May 13, 2022
Chisun Chun
Summitted Flatiron #2. Sibs trip. 2.7mi — 2h 00m
Apr 9, 2022
Chris R
Mar 6, 2022
Jody Rae