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Hank's Hideaway

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 3.4 from 5 votes
  Intermediate from 1 vote
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Rank: #38 in the Vail and Eagle area
#442 in Colorado
#3,025 Overall
Trail near Vail,  area, 
“An excellent option on the lower half of Vail mountain.”
Nick Wilder on Sep 8, 2012
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1.8 Miles 3’ Ascent 8,967’ High 7.0% Avg Grade
Singletrack Type -671’ Descent 8,300’ Low 13.2% Max Grade
Description
After completing one of the upper mountain flow trails like Big Mamba or Radio Flyer, you have a few options. If you want intermediate cross country riding (a little rougher than those flow trails mentioned above), this is your best bet.

Hank's dives off into the aspen forests outside the ski area. The trail is not very steep and takes its time to get down, mostly through gorgeous aspen glades with some ruts and roots here and there.

At the bottom, cross a road and continue on slightly uphill singletrack a little bit to get back to the gondola, or turn left on the dirt road, cruise down to Cascade Village, and take the Gore Creek Valley Trail back.
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4.7 (3)
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4.6 (12)
A grand tour combining amazing alpine scenery with Vail's finest flow trails.
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PHOTOS of Hank's Hideaway
 4.0 from 2 votes
This part is fast and flowy, but it gets a bit more technical later. (Vail, CO)
 4.0 from 2 votes
Great aspens along Hank's Hideaway (Vail, CO)
 3.7 from 3 votes
Heading through the aspen tunnel. (Vail, CO)
 3.7 from 3 votes
Cruising down a short open section of Hank's before diving back into the... (Vail, CO)
 3.5 from 2 votes
Great flow through the trees! (Vail, CO)
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