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Alpine Lakes Trail

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Trail

3.1 mile 5.0 kilometer point to point
95% Runnable
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Elevation

Ascent: 530' 162 m
Descent: -35' -11 m
High: 7,600' 2,316 m
Low: 7,103' 2,165 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 3% (2°)
Max Grade: 14% (8°)

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Trail shared by Michaela Petty

Open fields and mountain climbs through the forest on the banks of a steep creek.

Michaela Petty

Features Lake · River/Creek · Swimming · Views · Waterfall · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Need to Know

Watch out for the logs and the mud.

Runner Notes

Lots of logs and mud to climb over- be careful going up and down the steep climb next to the gorge.

Description

From the trailhead, veer right, sign in at the wilderness boundary, then continue up as long as you please. You'll eventually come to Alpine Lake. At first, the terrain is pretty mild but it pitches steeply upwards to approach the lake.

Flora & Fauna

Lots of wildflowers from May until August.

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