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A non-motorized dirt road providing access to Hole In The Ground Trail and others.


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1.5

Miles

2.5

KM

Point to Point

7,785' 2,373 m

High

7,290' 2,222 m

Low

495' 151 m

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6%

Avg Grade (3°)

17%

Max Grade (10°)

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Description

Leaving from the Castle Peak/Boreal Ridge trailhead, this gradual dirt road provides access to the Hole In The Ground Trail before steepening as it climbs to intersect with the Castle Valley Road Access Trail. While this road is no destination, it leads to many excellent hikes.

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Shared By:

Eric Ashley with improvements by Tilman Giese

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  2.5 from 2 votes

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in Royal Gorge

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Trail Rankings

#18

in Royal Gorge

#4,610

in California

#44,560

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Castle Peak through the trees on Castle Valley Road.
May 19, 2019 near Truckee, CA
Castle Peak across the open meadows surrounding Castle Valley Road.
May 19, 2019 near Truckee, CA
Lots of shade to run in.
Aug 27, 2018 near Truckee, CA

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