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Ruby Jewel Trail

 4.3 (3)

2.6 Miles 4.2 Kilometers


69%

Runnable

1,582' 482 m

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Descent

12%

Avg Grade (7°)

22%

Max Grade (12°)

11,248' 3,429 m

High

9,666' 2,946 m

Low

Shared By Tom Robson

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All Clear 56 days ago
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This trail leads to Ruby Jewel, a pristine high alpine lake.

Tom Robson

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Features Lake · River/Creek · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Description

In addition to the jewel itself, you can also access Clark Peak from the Ruby Jewel Trail. Instead of following the trail to the lake, take the trail on the right side of the valley which will allow you to gain the ridge to Clark Peak.

Most people park 1.5 miles below the trailhead at the car corral just past the yurt (starting point of this trail). The upper trailhead is further up a rough 4WD road.

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