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greenBlue Vista Trail

Trail

1.9 mile 3.1 kilometer point to point
66% Runnable
Easy/Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 1,279' 390 m
Descent: 0' 0 m
High: 9,821' 2,993 m
Low: 8,542' 2,604 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 13% (7°)
Max Grade: 27% (15°)

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Trail shared by Emily Duffin

Enjoy amazing views of Snowmass and beyond on this trail!

Emily Duffin

Features Birding · Fall Colors · River/Creek · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Runner Notes

It's all uphill, but a good run if you like sustained hills!

Description

The Vista Trail is an intermediate/moderate difficulty trail you can run that is dog friendly. Bikes are not allowed on this trail, which makes it a different and sometimes more enjoyable running experience than others in the area.

Starting at the lower lift house for the Elk Camp Gondola, this trail traverses aspen and mixed forests on its ascent of the mountain. After paying your dues in sweat and sore legs, the trail eventually rewards you with a pleasant view near its end at the Elk Camp Restaurant.

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