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Lower Piney Trail #1885 is a 6.13 mile one way hike with 1,501 feet accumulated elevation gain. Located 50 miles east-northeast of Glenwood Springs Colorado. May and September are the best months to enjoy this hike.
The Lower Piney Trail trail is 8.0 miles long. It begins at Red Sandstone Road #700 and ends where the Lower Piney River enters private land: This is a downhill hike along the Lower Piney River into the Eagles Nest Wilderness, so remember that you will need to hike back up what you have descended. Save some energy for your return.
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This hike is listed as One-Way.
When hiking several trails on a single "hike", log it with a generic name that describes the hike. Then link the trails traveled, check out the example.
WARNING! Hiking and outdoor related sports can be dangerous. Be responsible and prepare for the trip. Study the area you are entering and plan accordingly. Dress for the current and unexpected weather changes. Take plenty of water. Never go alone. Make an itinerary with your plan(s), route(s), destination(s) and expected return time. Give your itinerary to trusted family and/or friends.