601 South Weber
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
- 4 miles
- 2.5 - 3.5 hours
- Trailhead Elevation:
- 10100 feet
- Elevation Range:
- 10100 feet to 11500 feet
- Elevation Change:
- 1400 feet
- Year Round
Camping is permitted at undeveloped sites along the trail. Camping is recommended 300' of any trail or stream. Use no-impact camping techniques. Campfire permits are not required but please be sure your fire is dead out before you leave. Pack it in / Pack it out rule applies. Respect other trail users.
Foot and horse trail. Motorized vehicles are prohibited. This trail is a moderately difficult trail of 4 miles and an elevation change of 1400 feet.
This trail passes through the old Horsethief Park area and culminates at an interesting rock outcropping known as "Pancake Rocks". From there you must return to the trailhead.
Temperatures are about 15 degrees cooler than Colorado Springs. Afternoon thunderstorms are common throughout the summer.
Drinking water is not readily available. Hikers are advised to carry an adequate supply. Water from streams should be treated before use.
Map + Directions
From Colorado Springs, take Hwy 24, through Woodland Park, to Divide. Turn south on Hwy 67. Drive 8 miles until you come to a tunnel. Parking is available on the other side of the tunnel. This is where the trail begins.