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blue Deer Creek Trail

Trail

6.4 mile 10.3 kilometer point to point
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 3,290' 1,003 m
Descent: -141' -43 m
High: 7,525' 2,294 m
Low: 4,376' 1,334 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 10% (6°)
Max Grade: 32% (18°)

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Trail shared by Miguel Vieira

Climb Deer Creek Canyon to stunning Deer Creek Pass.

Miguel Vieira

Features River/Creek · Views · Wildflowers

Free wilderness permits and campfire permits are required to enter the Trinity Alps Wilderness.

Description

From the junction with the Stuart Fork Trail, the Deer Creek Trail switchbacks over a pass and then begins a gradual ascent of Deer Creek Canyon. Pass the junction for the Tri-Forest Trail at 2.5 miles and then the junction for the Granite Lake Trail at 5 miles. Shortly afterward, pass the Four Lakes Trail and then climb to Deer Lake. Beyond Deer Lake, continue climbing to the end of the trail at a junction with the Long Canyon Trail and the Stoney Ridge Trail on Deer Creek Pass.

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