Monument Mountain

Difficulty: 6 out of 10 (Short-ish climb with some very steep spots)
Fees: Cheapskate alert! It costs $6 to park here (as of this update in 2023, up from $5 previously), payable at an electronic parking meter. Money very well spent.
Distance: 3.5 miles, Loop
Approximate roundtrip time: 2.5 hours
Total ascent: 1,167 ft
Max elevation: 1,613 ft above sea level
This hike is for you if: You want to traverse a steep loop to visit some amazing views and clifftop perches. (Also, you have a deep, abiding respect for gravity, and will be careful along the clifftops.)