Beall

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6.3 Miles 10.1 Kilometers


Singletrack

1,385' 422 m

Ascent

-308' -94 m

Descent

8,195' 2,498 m

High

7,118' 2,169 m

Low

5%

Avg Grade (3°)

17%

Max Grade (9°)

Unknown

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An excellent singletrack climb up the backside of Emerald Mountain.

Leslie Kehmeier

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Beall connects Cow Creek with the top of Emerald Mountain. It can be ridden in both directions but is optimal as a climb from Cow Creek.

The lower reaches of Beall start in open and shrubby vegetation, transitioning to dark evergreen and mature aspen forest. The trail climbs steadily but not overly steep. Half way through, the route crests a lower ridge and provides a short downhill.

From here to the intersection with Ridge, Beall contours and climbs gradually to the top of Emerald Mountain. Near the summit there are fantastic sweeping views to the south and west.

Stay left to continue on the Beall - Ridge - Rotary Loop or turn right to explore the frontiside of Emerald and Howlson Hill trails.

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Oct 22, 2016
Ash Tar
Aug 21, 2016
Cara Hubbell
Sustained climbing! Only rode about halfway up (1:15) and then back down (0:30 including stopping to take pictures)
Mar 23, 2016
Tara Reddinger-Adams
Nice climb with break areas, B enjoyed more than T. Did on very hot morning.
Oct 17, 2015
Jared Crockett
Another amazing trail in this area! I really started to tire out by the time I got about half way and this trail seems to keep going and going and...
Sep 10, 2015
Josh Sims
Aug 9, 2015
Don Blake
Awesome ride
Aug 2, 2015
James Ellis

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This ride is closed every year to June 30 Jul 16, 2014


If you only have one chance during the year to ride Beall, ride in the fall after the leafs start to turn. The colors are incredible. Just a beautiful ride. Jul 19, 2014


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