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Elder-Fehn Trail

Intermediate
 4.0 (7)

A three mile trail at the northwestern part of the North Catamount Reservoir loop.


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Map Key

3.1

Miles

4.9

KM

Point to Point

9,943' 3,030 m

High

9,502' 2,896 m

Low

527' 160 m

Up

309' 94 m

Down

5%

Avg Grade (3°)

18%

Max Grade (10°)

Dogs Leashed

Features Birding · Wildflowers

Family Friendly Great for a young family.

This is a multi-use trail; please stay alert while on the trail and be respectful of other users.

Description

The Elder-Fehn Trail begins at the Catamount Recreation Area parking lot. The singletrack ascends and descends along the terrain near the reservoir, with a few short, steep parts, but nothing too challenging or technical.

At mile 1.5, the Vayhinger Trail runs south towards North Catamount Creek and connects to the Catamount Trail.

The Elder-Fehn Trail then continues to gently climb towards a prominence, looping around the north side and gradually climbing to the apex at the south side of the loop. The trail then descends back to the beginning of the loop.

Contacts

Land Manager: El Paso County Parks

Shared By:

Allen Tanner with improvements by K Keiter

Trail Ratings

  4.0 from 7 votes

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  4.0 from 7 votes
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#923

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Looking to the south at the Pikes Peak.
Aug 9, 2020 near Cascade…, CO
Peeking through the trees at Pikes Peak.
Aug 9, 2020 near Cascade…, CO
Uncomplicated ramble.
Aug 9, 2020 near Cascade…, CO
Peaceful saunter. Great walk for young families.
Aug 9, 2020 near Cascade…, CO
Undemanding stroll through the forest.
Aug 9, 2020 near Cascade…, CO

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Nov 7, 2021
Roger Dean
1000ft gain. Max at 10500 feet. 6.2mi
Aug 9, 2020
K Keiter
Apr 12, 2020
Willbilly Cherry
added the connector for some extra romping on the way down. easy lasso with awesome views creeping through the trees. enjoy feeling small in the wa… 8.4mi
Jun 1, 2019
Katelyn Appleby
Nice views of Pikes Peak. Relatively flat and short & sweet! Caught the back-end of a storm though.
Jun 13, 2018
Audrey mcguire
Nov 12, 2017
Amanda Waltz-Mook