Elder-Fehn is a balloon-shaped trail located in the Catamount Ranch Open space in Teller County. The trail offers great views of Pikes Peak to the south. From the trailhead follow the well-marked trail as it starts climbing up through a mixed forest. Descent into a valley via few switchbacks. About 1.2 miles later you will reach the loop at the end of the trail. After you finish the loop you can backtrack to your starting point. Alternatively you can return via Vayhinger trail. This will take you down to the Ring the Peak trail as it follows utilities dirt road to the North Catamount Reservoir. Before you reach the reservoir turn left on Limber Pines trail and return the the trailhead.
Length: 5.5 mile loop.
Directions: Take US-24 west. Turn left on Edlowe Road / County Road 28. Drive for 3 miles on a dirt road. Parking lot / trailhead will be on your left.