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Shrine Mountain Trail

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Shrine Mountain Trail

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Shrine Pass Road 709, Vail, CO
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Annette wrote a review Jul 2020
13 contributions2 helpful votes
I'm an inexperienced hiker but motivated by the astounding beauty of Colorado. Of all the hikes we've done during our stay this was by far my favorite. The views are spectacular. Mount of the Holy Cross being the focal point. There was still a little snow on the ground and the kids had fun having a snowball fight in their shorts and tshirts!
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Date of experience: July 2020
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David V wrote a review Jul 2020
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If this is easy to get to, I would hate to see hard to get to. You have to drive down a one lane narrow dirt (and very rugged) road for over two miles. Do not attempt this without 4 wheel drive and high clearance. We unfortunately did not get to see the trail because we had to turn around in our minivan about a mile in due to the condition of the road.
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Date of experience: July 2020
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JaimeMexico wrote a review Sep 2019
Santa Fe New Mexico186 contributions105 helpful votes
Easy to get to the trailhead at about 10,700'. Then you go down for a quarter mile and then up all the way to the ridge. Well worth the hike for the beautiful vistas and flora. Had a moonrise which was a bonus.
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Date of experience: September 2019
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lauren O wrote a review Sep 2019
New York City, New York16 contributions15 helpful votes
the shrine ridge trail - is magnificent. when you reach the end - you see 360' panoramic views - which is overwhelmingly beautiful!! the wildflowers are also really nice along the hike! many dogs on trail as well. it's about a 3 hour round trip hike. - moderate -
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Date of experience: August 2019
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Irving22 wrote a review Aug 2019
Cooper City, Florida41 contributions17 helpful votes
Shrine Mountain is a very popular hike for good reasons. Easy to get to; just get off at Vail Pass exit and continue up packed dirt road that any vehicle can handle. Large parking lot is on the left a mile or so in and fills up quickly so arrive early. There is parking on the road for overflow. Hike is reasonable with some elevation gain, mostly in the sun. Trail is often quite muddy, especially early in the season and the mosquitoes can be quite bothersome. The trail comes to a fork at the top of a crest where you can see the Mountain of the Holy Cross. Unlike Yogi Berra who when he came to a fork, “ just took it”, take a right. This leads up a hill and keep to your right. At the top there is a beautiful rock formation and areas to sit down and have a snack. If you take the left fork, it will lead you up a nice climb with some beautiful mountain views. On the way down, approximately 1/3 to 1/2 of the way, there is a signpost without a sign on the left and a trail that angles up. You can take this as an alternate way back and it will lead past a couple of cabins and an outhouse. The trail leads back to the lot around a gate. Should take 2 1/2 to 3 1/2 hours. Enjoy!
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Date of experience: August 2019
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