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Son of Middle Creek

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 4.0 (2)

A beautiful trail through pine and aspen forests.


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Map Key

2.1

Miles

3.3

KM

86%

Runnable

9,677' 2,950 m

High

9,397' 2,864 m

Low

397' 121 m

Up

359' 109 m

Down

7%

Avg Grade (4°)

18%

Max Grade (10°)

Dogs Unknown

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Closed April 15 to June 20

Description

Great views of Vail through a pretty nice aspen forest, though not the most pristine in the area. Lots of loop possibilities with the North Trail - Eastern Section and Red Sandstone Road.

Contacts

Shared By:

Nick Wilder with improvements by Michael Beach

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  4.0 from 2 votes

#6

in Vail

#9727

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#6

in Vail

#896

in Colorado

#9,727

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Photos

View of Vail Village
Mar 23, 2015 near Vail, CO
View of the Lionshead part of Vail
Mar 23, 2015 near Vail, CO
The nearly ever-present view of Mt of the Holy Cross
Mar 23, 2015 near Vail, CO
Amazing light in the aspens.
Mar 23, 2015 near Vail, CO
Start of Son of Middle Creek Trail
Mar 23, 2015 near Vail, CO

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Oct 3, 2015
Carly Lockard
Dry, good conditions besides several fallen trees. 2 streams midway still flowing, dog enjoyed the water. Aspens gorgeous! 2.1mi