East Fork Valley Trail
ElevationAscent: 1,347' 411 m
Descent: -1,536' -468 m
High: 8,205' 2,501 m
Low: 6,670' 2,033 m
GradeAvg Grade: 5% (3°)
Max Grade: 19% (11°)
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“A nice meandering singletrack along a fast flowing creek.”— Jeff Nelson
Once on trail, you'll start off by following the East Fork of Valley Creek. Depending on the time of year, there is a good chance that you'll be getting wet. Eventually the trail diverges from East Fork Valley Creek, and climbs over a ridgeline. You'll switchback through some dense forest, and then drop down to 432 and the Little Basin Creek drainage. From there, you're back to following the creekside, so enjoy the cooler temperatures and the sound of falling water.
The trail has mostly mellow, but there are a few small steps down, rocky sections and some tree roots. If you hike the trail end to end, expect a solid, steady climb followed by a similarly steady descent in either direction.
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