Hardscrabble Saddle


Hardscrabble Saddle - Eagle County - Colorado - 8,859 feet
Hardscrabble Gulch to west. Abrams Creek to east.

South of Gypsum via Gypsum Creek Rd, FR-8379, FR-8383.
Closed by BLM short of the summit. No motorcycle access.

photos by Scott Westfall, 9/21/2017


Following route in yellow.

Near the summit.

Near the summit.

Near the summit.

Near the summit.

Near the summit.

Google Earth, looking north from BLM sign (red pointer) to summit (green pointer).

The view after hiking to the summit.
 
 
 

Looking down from the summit.
 
 

Looking down from the summit.
 
 

At the summit.
 
 
 

On Spring Creek Road on southeast side of Gypsum, looking south toward private road.

Google Earth, at 393729N 1065451W, looking south toward private road.
 

Google Maps
 

Google Maps
 

Google Earth, looking east.

Google Earth, looking east.

Garmin MapSource
 



Hardscrabble Saddle should be in the USGS GNIS. Will check later. For now:
"503 - Service Unavailable" and "The server is temporarily unable to service
your request due to maintenance downtime or capacity problems. Please try again later."
From United States Board on Geographic Names:
Feature Name ID Class County State Latitude Longitude Ele(ft) Map BGN Date Entry Date
Hardscrabble Saddle ? Gap Eagle CO 393451N 1065312W 88599 ? - 13-OCT-1978


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Last modified: January 25, 2019