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Whitney Lake Trail #2002

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2.7 mile 4.3 kilometer point to point
66% Runnable
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Elevation

Ascent: 1,863' 568 m
Descent: -7' -2 m
High: 10,983' 3,347 m
Low: 9,125' 2,781 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 13% (8°)
Max Grade: 28% (16°)

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Off-leash
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A pleasant run to peaceful Whitney Lake with nice views of Whitney Peak.

David Leichner

Features Fishing · Lake · River/Creek · Wildflowers

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A moderately strenuous continuous uphill to the lake. The trail passes through lush pine forest, multiple aspen groves and flower-filled meadows. Dogs allowed off leash as long as they are under voice control.

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Crossing Whitney Creek - Scenic tumbling stream
Aug 10, 2019 near Minturn, CO
Loads of flowers even in August
Aug 10, 2019 near Minturn, CO
Rules for dogs in the Holy Cross Wilderness. Voice control permitted.
Aug 10, 2019 near Minturn, CO

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