Hiking The Crosier Mountain #931
The 31st most popular hiking trail in Colorado.
Saturday 2 July 2016 03:31 GMT
Northwest of Fort Collins in the Poudre Canyon area, the Crosier Mountain Trail (#931) is a 5 mile one-way hiking route ascending 3,800 feet vertical from 6,400 feet. There are two other trailheads that access Crosier Mountain. The Rainbow Pit Trailhead is located a few miles past the Garden Gate Trailhead - there is a large gravel cut on the south side of the road, a trail sign sits just up the hill from a gate. The third trailhead is also located on County Road 43, by the little village of Glen Haven. The views from Crosier Mountain are beautiful.
To reach the main trailhead, follow SR34 west of Loveland to Drake. Turn right on CR43 for 2.2 miles to the small parking area on the south side of the road.
Overall, Crosier Mountain #931 is the 31st most popular hiking trail of all 72 hikes in Colorado. Several of the better hiking trails are nearby Crosier Mountain #931 including Flowers Trail, Killpecker Trail, Mount Margaret Trail, North Lone Pine Trail, Roaring Creek Trail, Youngs Gulch #837 and Horsetooth Mountain Park.