1.9 miles
Distance
744 ft
Climb
-6 ft
Descent
01:08:19
Avg time

Velma Lakes Details

  • Activities
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
    • Horse
  • Riding Area
    Crystal Basin Recreation Area
    Strawberry, California
  • Ref Number
    #17E34
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Hiking SAC Scale
    T2 Mountain Hiking
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Alpine Trail
    Yes
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #8045 in Hiking [+]
    • #17226 in Trail Running
  • Local Popularity
    95 in Hiking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Horseback

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Velma Lakes is a 2 mile blue singletrack alpine trail located near Strawberry California. This hike primary trail can be used both directions and has a moderate overall physical rating. On average it takes 1 hour8 minutes to complete this trail.

Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Velma Lakes hike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    738 ft
  • Altitude min
    7,181 ft
  • Altitude max
    7,920 ft
  • Altitude start
    7,182 ft
  • Altitude end
    7,920 ft
  • Grade
    7.4%
  • Grade max
    -2.7%
  • Grade min
    37.6%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    538 ft
  • Distance flat
    640 ft
  • Avg time
    01:08:19
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  • Prevalent Mud
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  • Ideal
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  • Very Dry
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      • 10 rides
      • 27 miles avg distance
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