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blueBlack East Fork Hyalite Creek Trail

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Trail

5.4 mile 8.7 kilometer point to point
Singletrack
Intermediate/Difficult

Elevation

Ascent: 2,119' 646 m
Descent: -23' -7 m
High: 9,226' 2,812 m
Low: 7,120' 2,170 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 8% (4°)
Max Grade: 20% (11°)

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Trail shared by Kristen Arendt

A fun and scenic trail to a beautiful alpine lake.

Kristen Arendt

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This trail is subject to the Trail Timeshare plan which prohibits mountain bike use on Sundays and Mondays between July 16 and September 5.

Description

Climb steadily from the Emerald Lake Trailhead and parking lot over a variety of trail surfaces from smooth forest floor to rock-and-root strewn switchbacks. Cross the east fork of Hyalite Creek at mile four and climb another half mile before descending briefly to the shore of Emerald Lake. From Emerald Lake the trail continues on a short way to Heather Lake.

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