Hiking The Crosier Mountain #931

The 30th most popular hiking trail in Colorado.

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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 30th 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 and Youngs Gulch #837Horsetooth Mountain Park.

Crosier Mountain #931 Hiking Map



Local Contact(s):  RNF (970)498-1375; Poudre Tourism (888) 876-8878; CO Visitors (800) COLORADO.

Recommended Book:  "Hiking Colorado" from Maryann Gaug

Best Season:  May - Oct.

Average Difficulty:  Difficult

Reference Source:  click here https://www.fs.usda.gov/arp

GPS:  40.4422, -105.3786

Date Published:  12/27/2015

Date Updated:  4/5/2018

ID:  12663

Crosier Mountain #931 Hiking Map


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