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Forest Lakes Approach

Intermediate

Trail

4.1 mile 6.6 kilometer point to point
Ascent
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 1,800' 549 m
Descent: -3' -1 m
High: 11,011' 3,356 m
Low: 9,215' 2,809 m

Grade

Avg Slope: 8% (5°)
Max Slope: 21% (12°)
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Trail shared by Tom Robson

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

Tom Robson
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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Jan 20, 2019
Josh K
Survival shelter practice with CMC 2mi
Mar 10, 2018
Jan Rous
Feb 11, 2017
Blake Gansborg
Apr 16, 2016
Connor Newman
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Photos

Heading up Forest Lakes Trail.
Dec 21, 2015 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

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