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Backbone

Intermediate
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A flowing trail that connects Lil' Rattler to Sand Dunes and Cottonwood.


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Map Key

1.7

Miles

2.8

KM

Point to Point

7,521' 2,292 m

High

7,419' 2,261 m

Low

162' 49 m

Up

201' 61 m

Down

4%

Avg Grade (2°)

16%

Max Grade (9°)

Dogs Leashed

Features Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Description

The Backbone trail rolls above the Arkansas River and the town of Salida, just behind S Mountain. It connects Lil' Rattler to Sand Dunes, and Cottonwood, before it makes its way towards Sweet Dreams.

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Elvis Riggs

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