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Buffehr Creek Trail

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3.0 Miles 4.9 Kilometers

 

84% 

Runnable

Singletrack

95' 29 m

Ascent

-1,145' -349 m

Descent

10,060' 3,066 m

High

9,010' 2,746 m

Low

8%

Avg Grade (4°)

20%

Max Grade (12°)

Unknown

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An enjoyable descent down a ridgeline with nice aspens and views.

Megan W

Overview

Features: Fall Colors — Views — Wildflowers

Runner Notes

The last half mile is rutted and steep.

Description

This trail is best done in the downhill direction as part of a loop. The descent begins gradually from the junction with Red and White Mountain Road, popping in and out of meadows which afford views across the valley towards Vail. The forested ridgeline alternates aspen groves and dense evergreen stands. The downhill plunge over the last hill towards the highway is challenging but beautiful. Note: bikes are allowed on this trail.

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#12

in Vail

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#12

in Vail

#1,145

in Colorado

#10,744

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