Definition of hogback
: a ridge of land formed by the outcropping edges of tilted strata; broadly : a ridge with a sharp summit and steeply sloping sides
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MORRISON — Midway through their regular 27-mile Sunday bike ride, a dozen members of the Sticky Bun Riders pause at the bottom of Dinosaur Ridge before a short but difficult climb over the hogback adjacent to Red Rocks Park.
Turn right on Red Rock, two miles to Perry Park Boulevard, which heads east through the hogback to the country club.
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