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great hike, run or bike

get an early start so you can hike up to where the parasailers launch from near the "cross". The... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2017
Kristina M
Killing time

Good hike with great views of the Glenwood Springs area. It was moderately challenging as I took a... read more

Reviewed 29 June 2017
Dave2001
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Appleton, WI
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This trail is short but steep, and rewards bikers with a fast trip down.
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good65%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
26 Jul 2017
“great hike, run or bike”
29 Jun 2017
“Killing time”
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West 9th St, Glenwood Springs, CO
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Reviewed 26 July 2017

get an early start so you can hike up to where the parasailers launch from near the "cross". The first section is straight up but keep going, the views of the GWS Valley are worth it!

Thank Kristina M
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

Good hike with great views of the Glenwood Springs area. It was moderately challenging as I took a mix of road and trails. The trails make the hike more challenging. Give yourself a couple hours round trip.

Thank Dave2001
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Great place and the atmosphere is amazing as long as you don't mind the sulpher smell. Bring plenty of water. A bit pricey but worth it.

Thank Pamela K
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

This trail is perfect for a quick morning workout. You can follow the street or various trails up there. On the top you'll arrive at the big cross and you can go even further if you want. The views are pretty nice, probably the best...More

Thank Femtosecond
Reviewed 16 March 2016

Although I live only 30 minutes away, I've only hiked this trail once . . . in winter. The snow was too deep on the trail, and the road was open, but very, very icy in spots. We had hiking poles, but no slip-on cleats...More

Thank R S
Reviewed 7 December 2015

This is a great Hike up to the Cross on top of the ridge overlooking Glenwood Springs and the Roaring Fork Valley

1  Thank ColoradoVista
Reviewed 1 October 2015

Not my favorite hike as far as hiking goes, you can take the trail or road, trail makes for a nicer hike; however, the road is easier. It is all up hill! The road and trail intertwine many times, so if you have different hiking...More

1  Thank katy375
Reviewed 10 August 2015

This trail is TOUGH. Steep, rocky and somewhat gravelly at times. We didn't make it all the way up. However there's a nice trail that goes to the Wolfsohn trail which is a gradual climb and then the same elevation when you reach the plateau....More

1  Thank ACFarmGrl
Reviewed 23 July 2015

Stay off the road and hike the mountain path up, and you won't be disappointed. Great view of Glenwood Springs.

Thank JDS43
Reviewed 30 June 2015

We locals call it the "Hike to the Cross" and I've made the ascent many times over the years. Allow several hours to get up and down, unless your into fitness and running and don't have slow pokes in your group. Please bring plenty of...More

1  Thank JerHeis
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