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TransRockies Run Day 6

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 5.0 (1) RECOMMENDED ROUTE

Two Ski resorts in 1 Run


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Map Key

23.4

Miles

37.7

KM

84%

Runnable

10,533' 3,210 m

High

7,399' 2,255 m

Low

4,603' 1,403 m

Up

4,713' 1,437 m

Down

8%

Avg Grade (4°)

25%

Max Grade (14°)

Dogs Unknown

Overview

Stage 6
22 miles/36 kilometers
5,300 ft/1600 m gain
3 Check Points | Run 6 | Kahtoola Run 3- Cliff to Creek

Stage 6 features a route from Vail to Beaver Creek with 5,250 feet of elevation gain. This route runs from the start in Vail Village on pavement, uses an overpass to cross the Interstate, and shortly enters the singletrack of Vail's North Trail. From there, it's a steady climb up the Buffehr Creek Trail and Red and White Mountain. Then a long descent down the shaded Buck Creek will bring runners into the town of Avon before the final climb into Beaver Creek, and a short downhill to the ultimate finish line.

Early Start Option will be available to runners at 6:30am. Please check in at the timing tent no later than 6:15am.

Description

This is Day 6 of the TransRockies Trail run, this is a 6 day race from Buena Vista to Beaver Creek. Here are the details of this stage from the race website: Stage 6 features a route from Vail to Beaver Creek with 5,250 feet of elevation gain. This route runs from the start in Vail Village on pavement, uses an overpass to cross the Interstate, and shortly enters the singletrack of Vail's North Trail. From there, it's a steady climb up the Buffehr Creek Trail and Red and White Mountain. Then a long descent down the shaded Buck Creek will bring runners into the town of Avon before the final climb into Beaver Creek, and a short downhill to the ultimate finish line.

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Karl Robohm

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  5.0 from 1 vote

#3

in Vail Resort

#1616

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#3

in Vail Resort

#272

in Colorado

#1,616

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Photos

Over the big climb, you enter cool, flatter forested terrain.
Mar 23, 2015 near Vail, CO
Starting the descent, with views of Vail and the Gore Range.
Mar 23, 2015 near Vail, CO
Good wildflowers in this sunny section.
Mar 23, 2015 near Vail, CO
Views of the Gore Range from Bailey's
Jul 17, 2019 near Vail, CO
Elkhorn starts on old doubletrack with some nice scenery.
Mar 25, 2015 near Avon, CO
Looks like an old ski run... but it's just a beautiful alpine meadow
Mar 25, 2015 near Avon, CO

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