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CO | Hike | Hike to High Alpine Lake

Are you ready for an adventure? Lets hike up above the town of Leadville, Colorado to a secluded high alpine lake! The trail starts at an elevation of over 2 miles above sea level (10,800ft), and reaches up to almost 12,000ft at the top! The total trip is a little over 7 miles, and definitely takes up an entire day. If we are moving at a good pace, we can probably complete the hike in 4 hours. On the hike up we’ll pass some fresh snowmelt streams, an abundance of wildflowers, and of course the lake at the top. This is the definition of an adventure here in Colorado, don’t miss out!

Nearest City: Leadville
Maximum Participants: 3
Seasonal Availability:
Dry-Season Only
Winter Only
Very Limited
State: Colorado
Start Time: 8am
Meet-up Location: Turquoise Lake Parking Lot or Safeway Market
1-2 Hours
2-4 Hours
4+ Hours
Minimum age of Participants:
No Children
0-5 Years
6-12 Years
13+ Years
About Me: Leadville, CO Local. Bio Coming Soon.
Certifications I Have: AIRE 1 Avalanche, CPR Certified
Provided Gear: Backpack, Water Bottles to fill up
Required Gear: Sturdy Hiking Shoes
Nice-To-Have Gear: Rain jacket, extra layers if you get cold easily, sunscreen
Dog Friendly: