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Winter Hike - Horsetooth Mountain

Winter Hike - Horsetooth Mountain

Winter Hike - Horsetooth Mountain

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Object Title: Winter Hike - Horsetooth Mountain

Image Type(s): Hiking


Page By: Liba Kopeckova

Created/Edited: Dec 10, 2013 / Dec 10, 2013

Object ID: 879230

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Horsetooth Mountain is a small mountain located 4 miles west of Fort Collins. The rock formation forming the summit of Horsetooth is often used as a symbol of Fort Collins. The name comes from its distinctive appearance to horse teeth. From the summit you can see on clear days Longs Peak and Mount Meeker. The whole area around the mountain has a multitude of trails for hiking, running, mountain biking and even skiing in the winter. 
You are required to pay a permit in order to access this area, and on weekends it can get pretty crowded. 

External Links

Horsetooth Mountain Open Space



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Bill ReedOne of my.......

Bill Reed

Voted 10/10

favorite places!!
Posted Dec 10, 2013 12:53 pm

Liba KopeckovaRe: One of my.......

Liba Kopeckova

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really? I liked it and was happy that it was a cold day (otherwise would have a hard time with people on the trails). Thanks for letting me know. I will think of you next time I hike it:)
Posted Dec 11, 2013 9:18 pm

namergAre crampons...


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Hello, are crampons needed? snowshoes ? Is it easy to hike to the top? What about ice? thanks for your help.
Posted Dec 25, 2013 2:11 pm

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