Longwater Gulch

4.2/5 (27 reviews)
Longwater Gulch, sitting comfortably at the center of the well-known Gulch Trails, is not your average middle child. This trail boasts jaw-dropping views of Wildcat Canyon and sneak peeks of its neighbors, Metberry Gulch and Hackett Gulch. Snap away at the picturesque landscape, but brace yourself... Read More
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Highlights of Longwater Gulch

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Rock Category Icon Rock
Scenic Category Icon Scenic
Snow Wheeling Category Icon Snow Wheeling
Highest Elevation
9011 ft
Shape of Trail
Out & Back
Typically Open
Year Round
Best Direction
N/A
Official Trail Name
221
Nearest Town
Divide
Nearest Services
Divide
Management Agency
Pike National Forest
District
South Park Ranger District

Overview

Longwater Gulch, sitting comfortably at the center of the well-known Gulch Trails, is not your average middle child. This trail boasts jaw-dropping views of Wildcat Canyon and sneak peeks of its neighbors, Metberry Gulch and Hackett Gulch. Snap away at the picturesque landscape, but brace yourself for the rock face challenge that rivals Metberry's "Chicken Scratch" obstacle. With no bypass and traction being critical, it's a test of courage and nerves rather than just skill. Whether you're conquering Longwater Gulch alone or teaming it up with Metberry and Hackett, gear up for an epic day on the trails.

Trail Difficulty and Assessment

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9 Waypoints
29 Trail Photos
1 Trail Concerns
27 Community Reviews
1 Video
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