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A great early season approach - fills in before the rest of East Portal.


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Map Key

4.1

Miles

6.6

KM

Ascent

11,011' 3,356 m

High

9,215' 2,809 m

Low

1,800' 549 m

Up

3' 1 m

Down

8%

Avg Slope (5°)

21%

Max Slope (12°)
Type: Backcountry or Sidecountry

Description

This is a nice early-season approach. It connects to multiple below-treeline runs that all hold powder nicely, even after long periods of warmer weather.

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Tom Robson

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#142

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Photos

Heading up Forest Lakes Trail.
Dec 21, 2015 near Winter…, CO
From back to front: Rogers Pass/Heart Lake Face/Heartbeat Peak; Clayton Lake Chutes; the Crater Lake drainage; and finally the south-facing ice smear.
Mar 12, 2022 near Winter…, CO
Trail conditions on 11.5.22
Nov 8, 2022 near Winter…, CO
Sliding through first light on the Rogers Pass Trail for access to Arapaho Lakes and Crater Lakes .
Mar 28, 2017 near Winter…, CO
Bridge after the forest lakes cutoff in early season conditions.
Nov 8, 2022 near Winter…, CO
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