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blue Balanced Rock Trail

Trail

1.0 mile 1.6 kilometer point to point
Singletrack
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 199' 61 m
Descent: -88' -27 m
High: 8,765' 2,672 m
Low: 8,605' 2,623 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 6% (3°)
Max Grade: 17% (10°)

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Trail shared by Brian Smith

A short access trail leading to the Balanced Rock formation.

Brian Smith

Features Birding · Cave · Fall Colors · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Description

From the junction with Gem Lake Trail, follow this trail for about a mile until you reach its namesake - a giant boulder that appears to be precariously balanced.

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