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Central Gully/Glades

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0.5 mile 0.8 kilometer point to point
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Ascent: 0' 0 m
Descent: -628' -191 m
High: 11,622' 3,542 m
Low: 10,994' 3,351 m

Grade

Avg Slope: 24% (13°)
Max Slope: 42% (23°)
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Trail shared by Missy Thompson

Some of the best easy access backcountry in the Front Range.

Missy Thompson
Type: Backcountry or Sidecountry

Overview

Butler Gulch is a popular backcountry area that is easily accessed from the Front Range. It offers a variety of terrain that allows ample opportunity for multiple laps.

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While this area sees quite a bit of activity, there are always untracked lines to be found. As in any backcountry area, there are potential terrain traps, so pick your line wisely.

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Feb 12, 2017
Blake Gansborg

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in Butler Gulch

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in Butler Gulch

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in Colorado

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nice turns on good snow
Mar 30, 2015 near Georgetown, CO
John and Donna adjust their gear on the ascent.
Feb 19, 2017 near Georgetown, CO
Enjoying Butler Gulch powder!
Jun 19, 2015 near Georgetown, CO

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