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Royal Elk Trail

Intermediate
 5.0 (1)

This trail traverse some of the steepest runs at Beaver Creek.


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Map Key

1.9

Miles

3.1

KM

88%

Runnable

10,171' 3,100 m

High

9,555' 2,912 m

Low

645' 197 m

Up

29' 9 m

Down

7%

Avg Grade (4°)

15%

Max Grade (8°)

Dogs Unknown

Features Fall Colors · Lake · River/Creek · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Description

From the Beaver Lake Trail, about 1/3 of a mile below the lake itself, you'll find the well marked sign for the Royal Elk Trail. The trail immediate starts traversing the Royal Elk ski run. The trail pitches steeply at times, and you cross a couple bridges across running springs.

You'll emerge onto a few of the Grouse Mountain and Birds of Prey runs and get amazing views down the valley to Beaver Creek village. The trail mellows at times until you get to the last push up to Spruce Saddle.

Contacts

Land Manager: Beaver Creek Resort

Shared By:

Dan Findley

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in Beaver Creek

#168

in Colorado

#1,072

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Sun shining through the trees on the Royal Elk Trail.
Apr 17, 2017 near Avon, CO

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