Rosalie Peak
Tanglewood Trail
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Difficulty:
 Class 2 
Trailhead:Deer Creek Trailhead
Start:9,280 feet
Summit:13,575 feet
Total Gain:4,295 feet
RT Length:11.04
Author:14Map14
Updated:5/2020
Weather:NOAA Forecast
Conditions:41 reports
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Trailhead

From Denver drive southwest on US-285 towards Pine Junction. 4.4 miles after Pine Junction turn right on County Road 43 (Deer Creek Road). Drive 8.3 miles to the Deer Creek Campground, then another 0.8 miles to the Deer Creek Trailhead.

Route

From Deer Creek Trailhead, Tanglewood Trail goes west and north up the Tanglewood Creek drainage. Just outside the Mount Evans Wilderness boundary, the trails splits. The Rosalie Trail goes to the left up an old logging road and the Tanglewood Trail continues north along Tanglewood Creek. Follow Tanglewood Trail along Tanglewood Creek. The trail climbs slowly through the forest and then ascends toward the saddle above. The trail becomes slightly harder after passing tree line. Continue along the easy trail until the saddle between Rosalie Peak to the west and the Pegmatite Points to the east. The saddle in marked by tall pole of wood. Leave the trail here by turning to the left and climbing along the East Ridge of Rosalie Peak. Continue climbing the long ridge until you reach the summit. Return the same way.

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