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257 mi 414 km of trail 2 Runs

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gem Favorite The shore of Upper Rainbow Lake.

Rainbow Lake

(2) Steambo…, CO

Runs in Mount Zirkel Wilderness - 2

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Favorite Looking down on Gilpin Lake from halfway up the pass.
Intermediate/Difficult

Zirkel Circle

10.4 mi 16.8 km • Loop • 2,360 ft Ascent 719.41 m Ascent

(13) Steambo…, CO
Favorite The shore of Upper Rainbow Lake.
Intermediate

Rainbow Lake

8.5 mi 13.7 km • Out and Back • 1,376 ft Ascent 419.46 m Ascent

(6) Walden, CO

Trails in Mount Zirkel Wilderness - 44

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8.6 mi 13.9 km #1Rainbow Lake Trail #1130
Intermediate
Walden, CO
Intermediate
8.6 mi 13.9 km Walden, CO
21.1 mi 33.9 km #2CDT: Buffalo Pass to North Lake (CO Sec. 43)
Intermediate
Steamboat Springs, CO
Intermediate
21.1 mi 33.9 km Steamboat Springs, CO
5.7 mi 9.1 km #3Gilpin Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Steamboat Springs, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
5.7 mi 9.1 km Steamboat Springs, CO
7.3 mi 11.7 km #4Gold Creek Lake Trail
Intermediate
Steamboat Springs, CO
Intermediate
7.3 mi 11.7 km Steamboat Springs, CO
3.9 mi 6.4 km #5Bear Creek Trail
Intermediate
Walden, CO
Intermediate
3.9 mi 6.4 km Walden, CO
3.8 mi 6.2 km #6Lone Pine Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Walden, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
3.8 mi 6.2 km Walden, CO
2.9 mi 4.7 km #7Mica Basin Trail #1162
Intermediate/Difficult
Walden, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
2.9 mi 4.7 km Walden, CO
1.1 mi 1.8 km #8Bighorn Lake Trail
Intermediate
Walden, CO
Intermediate
1.1 mi 1.8 km Walden, CO
6.5 mi 10.4 km #9Red Dirt Trail
Intermediate
Steamboat Springs, CO
Intermediate
6.5 mi 10.4 km Steamboat Springs, CO
2.0 mi 3.3 km #10Manzanares Trail #1204
Difficult
Steamboat Springs, CO
Difficult
2.0 mi 3.3 km Steamboat Springs, CO
1.4 mi 2.3 km #11Manzanares Trail #1204 Cutoff
Intermediate
Steamboat Springs, CO
Intermediate
1.4 mi 2.3 km Steamboat Springs, CO
0.7 mi 1.1 km #12Lake Katherine Trail #1157.1
Difficult
Walden, CO
Difficult
0.7 mi 1.1 km Walden, CO
1.1 mi 1.7 km #13Bear Lakes Trail
Intermediate
Walden, CO
Intermediate
1.1 mi 1.7 km Walden, CO
1.9 mi 3.0 km #14Roxy Ann Lake Trail #1179.1
Difficult
Steamboat Springs, CO
Difficult
1.9 mi 3.0 km Steamboat Springs, CO
28.0 mi 45.0 km #15Grizzley-Helena Trail #1126.1
Intermediate
Walden, CO
Intermediate
28.0 mi 45.0 km Walden, CO
8.0 mi 12.9 km #16Luna Lake Trail #1168.1
Intermediate
Steamboat Springs, CO
Intermediate
8.0 mi 12.9 km Steamboat Springs, CO
8.2 mi 13.3 km #17Seven Lakes #1125.1
Intermediate
Steamboat Springs, CO
Intermediate
8.2 mi 13.3 km Steamboat Springs, CO
5.0 mi 8.1 km #18Lost Ranger Trail #1131
Difficult
Walden, CO
Difficult
5.0 mi 8.1 km Walden, CO
8.2 mi 13.2 km #19West Fork Lake Trail #1153
Easy
Steamboat Springs, CO
Easy
8.2 mi 13.2 km Steamboat Springs, CO
5.8 mi 9.4 km #20Three Island Trail #1163
Intermediate/Difficult
Steamboat Springs, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
5.8 mi 9.4 km Steamboat Springs, CO

Photos of Mount Zirkel Wilderness - 28

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Looking down on Gilpin Lake from halfway up the pass.
Jun 26, 2018 near Walden, CO
The shore of Upper Rainbow Lake.
Feb 10, 2016 near Steambo…, CO
Heading up to Gilpin Lake, late June.
Jun 26, 2018 near Walden, CO
Getting close to Rainbow Lake. Always great to see snow in the summer.
Feb 10, 2016 near Steambo…, CO
Upper Rainbow Lake looking down the valley.
Feb 10, 2016 near Steambo…, CO
A waterfall cascades between the two lakes.
Jul 10, 2017 near Steambo…, CO
Lower part of the falls at about 1.75 miles in.
Sep 16, 2018 near Walden, CO
The lush lower Gold Creek meadows.
Jul 10, 2017 near Walden, CO

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