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Balanced Rock Trail

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 4.0 (3)

A short access trail leading to the Balanced Rock formation.


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Map Key

1.0

Miles

1.6

KM

89%

Runnable

8,765' 2,672 m

High

8,605' 2,623 m

Low

199' 61 m

Up

88' 27 m

Down

6%

Avg Grade (3°)

17%

Max Grade (10°)

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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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Shared By:

Brian Smith

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  4.0 from 3 votes

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Balanced Rock with permission from Ed Ogle
Jan 8, 2015 near Estes Park, CO

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