Chalk Mountain

Start above 10,000 feet and climb to a beautiful overlook. Great picnic spot.

Total Miles
3.2

Elevation

3663.16 ft

Duration

2 Hours

Technical Rating

4

Moderate

Best Time

Summer/Fall

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Trail Overview

Breathe in the high mountain air on this short but fun ride that starts above 10,000 feet. The top is a flat tundra above the treeline, great for picnics and taking pictures. Please always stay on the designated trail. No road closures, but expect snow through early summer and starting early fall.

Difficulty

Moderate. Narrow and steep with intermittent loose, rocky sections. One spot with rock ledges. Chewed-up spots will likely get worse. High ground clearance and 4-wheel drive required.

Technical Rating

4

Access Description

Head north from Leadville 8 miles on Highway 91 towards Fremont Pass. Turn into parking area on left side of road immediately after mile marker 8.