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Emerald Lake Approach

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1.4 Miles 2.3 Kilometers


Ascent

627' 191 m

Ascent

-6' -2 m

Descent

9%

Avg Slope (5°)

24%

Max Slope (14°)

10,110' 3,082 m

High

9,488' 2,892 m

Low

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Avalanche risk for Dec 12, 2018: Moderate

Heightened avalanche conditions on specific terrain features. Evaluate snow and terrain carefully; identify features of concern. Natural avalanches unlikely; human-triggered avalanches possible.

Full forecast for CAIC: Front Range Zone — Brought to you by CO Avalanche Information Center

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An easy skin in with some amazing scenery!

Condor77 77
Type: Backcountry or Sidecountry

Description

From the Bear Lake parking area (there will be great signage and there should be a established skin track but one still needs to pay attention), skin-up and head out on the Dream Lake trail. Follow Dream Lake trail to the Emerald Lake trail and continue along until you reach Emerald Lake, the massive 1000' north face of Hallett Peak and the impressive Dragontail and Dead Elk couloirs. Enjoy the scenery!

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