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Great views of Capital and Daly Peaks

This hike offers great views of the peaks and in the fall would have great colors. The majority of... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2018
costaricagregg
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Glenwood Springs, Colorado
A hike to wear out your boots !!

This is a LONG hike to a beautiful lake in a pristine setting below Capitol Peak. If you have... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2015
cobrawillys
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detroit, mich
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27 Jul 2018
“Great views of Capital and Daly Peaks”
28 Sep 2015
“A hike to wear out your boots !!”
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Reviewed 27 July 2018

This hike offers great views of the peaks and in the fall would have great colors. The majority of the hike is fairly "Colorado flat" but does go up closer to the lake. One note from another reviewer - don't attempt to climb Capital and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank costaricagregg
Reviewed 29 September 2015

This is a LONG hike to a beautiful lake in a pristine setting below Capitol Peak. If you have there energy you can scramble up to the summit and traverse the highly exposed Knife Edge. This will test you legs as its around 15 miles...More

Date of experience: September 2015
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Reviewed 30 September 2014

This was a wonderful place to see the fall colors. Road up to the trail head was narrow and bumpy, but I saw many sedans in the parking lot who had made it all the way to the top. Watch out for hikers and cows...More

Date of experience: September 2014
Thank Kay9040
Reviewed 19 July 2013

If you are looking for a good, long day hike near Aspen, the Capital Creek Trail to Capitol Lake will do it. 14+ miles (round trip) and 2500 feet of elevation gain take you to a lake above the tree line, and at the foot...More

Date of experience: July 2013
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Reviewed 19 March 2012

A long but very scenic day hike to beautiful Capitol Lake which is surrounded by mountains

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