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blueBlack Lost Man Trail #1996

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Trail

9.2 mile 14.7 kilometer point to point
85% Runnable
Intermediate/Difficult

Elevation

Ascent: 2,338' 713 m
Descent: -1,333' -406 m
High: 12,782' 3,896 m
Low: 10,511' 3,204 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 8% (4°)
Max Grade: 32% (18°)

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Trail shared by Tom Robson

A moderate loop climb with a couple of steep sections to/from Independence Pass.

Tom Robson

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

Description

The trail begins to the left of the bulletin board and quickly crosses a wooden bridge. At the mile mark the trail forks. Take the right branch (the left goes to Midway Pass) and continue to Lost Man Reservoir. Stay left around the reservoir. At approximately the 3 mile mark there is a junction, turn right (left goes to South Fork Pass). The trail gradually ascends to Lost Man Lake. From the Lake, the trail ascends steeply to the top of the pass and then descends steeply to Independence Lake. The trail descends gradually to Highway 82 about 4 miles from your starting point.

Fishing is fair in Independence Lake, Lost Man Lake and Lost Man Reservoir. The trail is not a complete loopit is a good idea to set up a shuttle.

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Sep 8, 2018
Jason White
Great trail. Awesome views. 8.5mi
Jul 28, 2018
Amir Erez
8.9mi

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