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I found the reviews on here to be helpful when making my decision to go, so I figured I would write... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Kay S
Beautiful Trail

This Trail is excellent and a beautiful place to hike. If you go all the way to the Upper Ice... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Logan, Utah
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This breathtaking hike can be done in a day: 3.5 miles one way that takes hikers from 9,900 feet to over 12,200 feet, with many steep switchbacks, waterfalls and sweeping views along the way.
Silverton, CO
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I found the reviews on here to be helpful when making my decision to go, so I figured I would write one. We arrived very early in the morning, to take our time up the hike. Honestly, I didn't realize HOW steep the climb is...More

1  Thank Kay S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This Trail is excellent and a beautiful place to hike. If you go all the way to the Upper Ice Lake,it becomes rather treacherous just before the end because of how steep and Rocky it is. But it is worth it. If you're doing lower...More

Thank CarrLotMama
Reviewed 1 week ago

This hike is not for the faint of heart as you will travel several miles along with a lot of elevation gain to get to the treasured Ice Lake and/or Island Lake. Either way it is well worth the effort! Be warned though if you...More

Thank jrog9832
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great hike. Please be aware the parking is limited. Arrive early to get a parking spot. If you arrive and there are not parking spots, please do not park in meadows or along the road. Wait for a parking spot to open or choose to...More

1  Thank jedbotsford
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Outstanding views all around! Great hike, the lake is stunning, and the wildflowers are amazing! Must do trail!

1  Thank Marystrader
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Drove 2 1/2 hours to hike this trail July 12th at 8 months pregnant. As a flat lander, and pregnant, this was a challenging hike but so worth it. We did an easy hike as well as a moderate hike in the days prior to...More

2  Thank Julia L
Reviewed 12 July 2018

We did this hike on day 2 of vacation, coming from sea level. This was a hard, strenuous hike for all of us, 2 adults, 2 teens. I think part of the issue was not being acclimated as I think we were getting symptoms of...More

3  Thank Leslie F
Reviewed 10 July 2018

This hike is an endurance hike as it is a steady climb up. When you reach lower Ice Lake you are on level ground for about a mile. Then you begin the climb to Upper Ice Lake. The views on the trail are beautiful with...More

Thank Donnaleegriffin
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

I have been to Colorado several times and have always wanted to do this hike. However I am a little afraid of open spaces and in addition have an ankle injury. My 2 teenage boys 17 and 14 years decided to do this hike themselves....More

Thank gigity2015
Reviewed 30 June 2018

We just did the hike last week (late June). We did it with my cousin and I in our late 40s and my two teen aged kids. I am very out of shape, so the hike really kicked my butt. When they say strenuous, they...More

2  Thank Stacie K
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15 July 2018|
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Response from gigity2015 | Reviewed this property |
We left ours behind. I think if you bring water and snacks they would be fine as long as they are used to high level of activity.
26 June 2018|
Response from Elkmantom |
No ATV’s allowed.