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Hidden Valley Trail

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2.8 mile 4.5 kilometer point to point
74% Runnable
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Elevation

Ascent: 743' 227 m
Descent: -958' -292 m
High: 11,204' 3,415 m
Low: 10,442' 3,183 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 12% (7°)
Max Grade: 31% (17°)

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Trail shared by Tom Robson

Outstanding views and wildflowers. What more do you need!?

Tom Robson

Features River/Creek · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Description

This trail connects the Ruby Jewel Trail to the Kelly Lake Trail. It offers outstanding views of the Medicine Bow Range and Kelly Lake. There is also the opportunity to see numerous wildflowers in the summer. The trail has several stream crossings and you'll need to follow the cairns to navigate your way throughout.

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Jul 19, 2019
Wayne Routten

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  4.7 from 3 votes

#5588

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#421

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#5,588

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Top of the saddle before dropping into Kelly Lake
Jul 17, 2017 near Walden, CO
Looking down Hidden Valley just before the saddle
Jul 17, 2017 near Walden, CO
Kelly Lake from the saddle in the Hidden Valley Trail.
Jul 17, 2017 near Walden, CO
Kelly Lake as the sun is going down.
Jul 28, 2016 near Walden, CO
Heading up to the saddle as we head back to the trail from the lake.
Jul 17, 2017 near Walden, CO
Running towards Kelly Lake.
Sep 19, 2016 near Walden, CO

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