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West Grouse Creek Trail #2129, CO

CO > Northwest
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Difficulty 5 of 5
Distance One Way 8.09 miles
Trailhead Elevation 7,839 feet
Elevation Gain 4,217 feet
Accumulated Gain 4,217 feet
Kokopelli Seeds 22.14
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Preferred   Jul, Aug, Jun, Sep
Sun  4:48am - 7:34pm
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The West Grouse Creek trail begins at Us Hwy 24 near Minturn and ends at Turquoise Lakes: This trail is an old Forest road through pastureland for approximately 1/4 mile before entering dense stands of conifers and climbing steadily past a couple small lakes, over the north ridge of Grouse Mountain, and descending to Turquoise Lakes and the headwaters of Beaver Creek.

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This is a difficult hike. Arrive fit and prepared or this could get ugly.

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    One-Way Notice
    This hike is listed as One-Way.

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    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.

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    Map Drive

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    Travel west on I-70 to exit 171 for Minturn and Highway 24. Turn right and follow Hwy 24 south for approximately 1 mile to the trailhead, which is located on the right side of the Highway. The trailhead is located across from the Meadow Mountain Business Park.
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