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Just remember its 12,000 feet!

If you are a flat lander, acclimate, acclimate, acclimate or you will be miserable. If you are... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Birmingham, Alabama
Fabulous hike

A medium challenging hike, expecially if you are affected by altitude. But what an amazing hike... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
London, United Kingdom
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“great hike” (41 reviews)
“alpine lake” (15 reviews)
Breckenridge, CO
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Reviewed 6 days ago

If you are a flat lander, acclimate, acclimate, acclimate or you will be miserable. If you are ready, then it is a fabulous hike, moderate in intensity with spectacular views of Aspen, mountain valleys, waterfalls and a lake. The winds at the lake were significant...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

A medium challenging hike, expecially if you are affected by altitude. But what an amazing hike, stunning scenery, waterfalls in multiple locations and if you make it to the top there is a lovely lake.

Thank travelPixie100
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are staying a few days, better to wait for altitude adjustment. Very strenuous yet children (ages 7, did most & 10, did all) were able to do most of the trek 1st full day. Views are spectacular. Even saw mountain goats this time.

Thank Dave B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We hiked this with my family ages 4-45 and was a good trek for all. It started raining at the top, but lots of waterfalls to see there.

Thank KarmaT3
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family and I hiked this trail in August and were happy to have reached the summit! Some spots were challenging due to the rain that occurred the night before, but nothing a tree limb walking stick couldn't help out with! Beautiful scenery and perfect...More

2  Thank F2015CPsusann
Reviewed 19 August 2017

My wife and I are 68, reasonably fit and enjoy easy-moderate hikes. We would rate this one moderate to moderate+ because the terrain is often loose rock and the trail is a steady incline from bottom to top. Roundtrip to the lake and back to...More

3  Thank IN_Travelers47906
Reviewed 19 August 2017

This was a lovely hike with a decent elevation climb and fantastic views as you climbed and of course at the top where this lovely little hidden lake was. There was still snow at that elevation and it was definitely chilly once you crested the...More

2  Thank jdhenderson22
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Breckenridge has lots of hiking. I wanted a 2-3 hour hike and this was perfect. I stayed downtown/highway 9. To get there you go 8 miles on highway 9 south to turnoff for hike. At the turnoff there were several people parked as this was...More

2  Thank CoSdak
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Daughter in Law carried a 2 yr on her back (25 lb) and I carried the backpack. My daughter in law had no problem climbing to the waterfalls or coming down!! It was a little more effort for me both ways. It took me time...More

1  Thank Gail R
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Went at noon...parking wasn't horrible but found a space...then started walking. Nice wildflowers, waterfall, beautiful area. Some steep or tougher hiking in spots. Beautiful lake on top but further than we were told. Took us 1 1/2 hrs to get up and 1/2 hr to...More

Thank snowone123
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Suzy S
11 August 2016|
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Response from Melissa C | Reviewed this property |
I hike daily and this is very very difficult.
Suzy S
11 August 2016|
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Response from Glenda E | Reviewed this property |
The way we went we could see it from the drive in the car. You can see it much better if you get out and walk around and explore, then stop when it gets to be too much. I am almost 62 years old in average shape and I climbed... More
27 July 2016|
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Response from pjscss2 | Reviewed this property |
It is on the same road as Quandary Peak ... drive passed that all the way to the end of the road and park. Walk thru the gate and head downhill to the start of the trail. Another great idea for you is to download the app... More