12 miles
Distance
4,107 ft
Climb
-4,003 ft
Descent
2 miles
High Point

Best way to ride Paulie's Plunge while still getting your climb on. Plus, you get a downhill/traverse across Allie's Way and the EagleVail Trail.

Take the road and bike path back to the Elk Lot at Beaver Creek to finish off the loop.

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Trails in Route

Elkhorn3 miles
Allie Connect2,451 ft
Paulies Plunge2 miles
Eagle Vail2 miles

Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • eBike Allowed
  • Bike type
    AM
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Hard
More Stats for Elkhorn Allies Paulies mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    7,442 ft
  • Altitude start
    7,442 ft
  • Altitude end
    7,545 ft
  • Grade
    0.169%
  • Grade max
    -76.613%
  • Grade min
    57.91%
  • Distance climb
    6 miles
  • Distance down
    5 miles
  • Distance flat
    3,287 ft
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      Vail Lake 3 Hardtail
      Vail Lake 3 Hardtail
      trail: Eagle Vail
      4:47 | 68 | comments: 1 | favs:
      Dec 26, 2015
      First time out at Vail Lake today. Fun. No idea what these trails are actually called...

      Recent Trail Reports Along Route

      traildateconditiondescription
      Elkhorn
      May 16, 2018 @ 11:40am
      May 16, 2018
      Seasonal Trail Closure until July 1st reporter
      Eagle Vail
      Apr 30, 2018 @ 6:44pm
      Apr 30, 2018
      Few muddy spots at the beginning. No downed trees. No snow. Trail is good to go and ride
      Paulies Plunge
      Apr 6, 2018 @ 6:02pm
      Apr 6, 2018
      Seasonal Closure from May 15 - June 20 reporter
      Allie Connect
      Jul 2, 2017 @ 1:39pm
      Jul 2, 2017
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