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    Horseshoe Canyon Trail

    Eldorado National Forest, California
    Elevation Gain192ft
    Trailhead Elevation7,135ft
    Elevation Min/Max7135/7245ft
    Elevation Start/End7135/7135ft

    Horseshoe Canyon Trail

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    Albuquerque, NM
    Adventurer | 303 pts
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    I picked this trail almost at random today, just looking for a trail in the high country out of the heat and smoke. I found the trail to be a great hike, offering nice scenery, solitude, easy grades, shade and occasional pleasant surprises. The aspens near the trailhead are a nice touch, offering their white sound to cover up the Hwy 88 traffic noise. The old-growth fir forest further up the trail provides shade and are impressive. The imposing face of Thunder Mountain is a fantastic surprise when it appears through the forest. I want to go back and tie into the Thunder Mountain Trail to complete a loop. Since this is a multi-use trail, keep aware of other users and everybody can enjoy the trail.

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