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St. Vrain Glaciers Trail

Beginning Elevation: 9,800 Feet (2987 Meters)
Difficulty: Moderate to Difficult
Elevation Gain: 1,400 Feet (427 Meters)
Ending Elevation: 11,200 Feet (3414 Meters) at St. Vrain Glaciers
Length: 4.0 Miles (6.4 Kilometers) to St. Vrain Glaciers
Recommended Season: Summer to Fall
Trail Number: 917
Usage: Heavy to Extremely heavy
USGS Maps: Allenspark, Isolation Peak

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General Description

After 2.7 miles the St. Varian Glacier Trail crosses and becomes faint up into a chaotic glacial moraine. Two lakes sit in cirques above the valley floor.

Directions from Allenspark: Take CR #107 south approximately 1 mile to FDR #116. Park here and begin the trail.

Directions from Ward: Take CO 72 north to Peaceful Valley. Take Road #114 to its dead end at the trailhead (4WD recommended). Or you can hike the South St. Vrain trail to the trailhead from Peaceful Valley.

Seasonal Information:
Normally Open: Summer through Fall .

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Visitor Information:

Boulder Ranger District, 2140 Yarmouth Ave. , Boulder, CO, 80301, Phone: 303-444-6600, Fax: 303-541-2515


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