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East Fork Hyalite Creek Trail

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Trail

5.4 mile 8.7 kilometer point to point
Singletrack
Difficult

Elevation

Ascent: 2,119' 646 m
Descent: -23' -7 m
High: 9,226' 2,812 m
Low: 7,120' 2,170 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 8% (4°)
Max Grade: 20% (11°)

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Trail shared by Chelan Babineau-Z

A fun and scenic trail to a beautiful alpine lake.

Chelan Babineau-Z

Electric Mountain Bikes Unknown

Features -none-

This trail is subject to the Trail Timeshare plan which prohibits mountain bike use on Sundays and Mondays between July 16 and September 5.

Description

Climb steadily from the Emerald Lake Trailhead and parking lot over a variety of trail surfaces from smooth forest floor to rock-and-root strewn switchbacks. Cross the east fork of Hyalite Creek at mile four and climb another half mile before descending briefly to the shore of Emerald Lake. From Emerald Lake the trail continues on a short way to Heather Lake.

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Emerald Lake
Aug 27, 2018 near Bozeman, MT
Emerald Lake
Aug 27, 2018 near Bozeman, MT
Looking for fish in Emerald Lake
Jun 17, 2018 near Bozeman, MT
Emerald Lake Trail also referred to as the East Fork Hyalite Creek Trail.
Jul 14, 2016 near Bozeman, MT

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