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Gems in Eagles Nest Wilderness - 2

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gem Favorite Looking up at Zodiac Spires from North Willow Lake

Zodiac Ridge

(5) Silvert…, CO
gem Favorite A beautiful section of Boulder Creek that is passed on the way to Upper Boulder Lake.

Upper Boulder Lake

(1) Vail, CO

Recommended Routes in Eagles Nest Wilderness - 4

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Favorite Just starting up the Slate Creek Trail
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult

Upper Slate Lake

22.7 mi 36.5 km 4,091' Up 1247.06 m Up 4,091' Down 1246.96 m Down

Silvert…, CO
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Favorite Lower Boulder Lake.
Intermediate Intermediate

Rock Creek to Lower Boulder Lake

5.7 mi 9.2 km 1,060' Up 323.17 m Up 1,060' Down 323.07 m Down

Silvert…, CO
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Favorite Wildflowers in front of one of the Wheeler Lakes
Intermediate Intermediate

Gore Range to Wheeler Lakes

7.1 mi 11.4 km 1,423' Up 433.71 m Up 1,423' Down 433.75 m Down

Copper…, CO
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Favorite Hiking up the ridge between South Rock Creek and North Rock Creek.
Very Difficult Very Difficult

Rock Creek Loop

12.1 mi 19.5 km 3,123' Up 951.92 m Up 3,123' Down 951.92 m Down

Silvert…, CO
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Eagles Nest Wilderness Hiking

  • 75 Miles 121 Kilometers of Trail
  • 4 Recommended Routes
  • 2 Gems Gems
  • 1 Easy Trail Easy Trails
  • 11 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 7 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Eagles Nest Wilderness - 15

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49.7 mi 80.0 km #1Gore Range Trail #60
Difficult Difficult
Copper Mountain, CO
Difficult Difficult
Copper Mountain, CO 10 
0.5 mi 0.8 km #2Salmon Lake
Intermediate Intermediate
Silverthorne, CO
Intermediate Intermediate
Silverthorne, CO
1.2 mi 2.0 km #3Red Peak
Very Difficult Very Difficult
Silverthorne, CO
Very Difficult Very Difficult
Silverthorne, CO
0.4 mi 0.6 km #4Wheeler Lakes Trail #60.1A
Intermediate Intermediate
Copper Mountain, CO
Intermediate Intermediate
Copper Mountain, CO
2.2 mi 3.6 km #5North Rock Creek Trail #46
Easy/Intermediate Easy/Intermediate
Silverthorne, CO
Easy/Intermediate Easy/Intermediate
Silverthorne, CO
3.2 mi 5.2 km #6Harrigan Creek Trail #9099
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Silverthorne, CO
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Silverthorne, CO
4.8 mi 7.7 km #7Slate Creek Trail
Intermediate Intermediate
Silverthorne, CO
Intermediate Intermediate
Silverthorne, CO
3.9 mi 6.2 km #8South Rim Black Creek Trail #64.1A
Difficult Difficult
Vail, CO
Difficult Difficult
Vail, CO
1.3 mi 2.0 km #9County Road 1831 Connector
Intermediate Intermediate
Vail, CO
Intermediate Intermediate
Vail, CO
1.4 mi 2.3 km #10Pebble Creek Trail #9095
Intermediate Intermediate
Silverthorne, CO
Intermediate Intermediate
Silverthorne, CO
1.8 mi 3.0 km #11Ridge Traverse Primitive Route
Very Difficult Very Difficult
Silverthorne, CO
Very Difficult Very Difficult
Silverthorne, CO
3.9 mi 6.3 km #12South Rock Creek Route
Difficult Difficult
Silverthorne, CO
Difficult Difficult
Silverthorne, CO

Photos of Eagles Nest Wilderness - 126

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The marsh on South Rock Creek
Aug 2, 2016 near Silvert…, CO
Hiking up the ridge between South Rock Creek and North Rock Creek.
Aug 2, 2016 near Silvert…, CO
A pond on South Rock Creek.
Aug 2, 2016 near Silvert…, CO
Exploring the nearby ridge extension between South Rock Creek and North Rock Creek.
Aug 2, 2016 near Silvert…, CO
Upper Boulder Lake.
Aug 3, 2016 near Vail, CO
A beautiful section of Boulder Creek that is passed on the way to Upper Boulder Lake.
Aug 3, 2016 near Vail, CO
Lots of mountain goats.
Nov 3, 2016 near Silvert…, CO
From Eccles Pass, enjoy this view looking back at the South Willow Creek drainage.
Jul 5, 2017 near Frisco, CO
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