ElevationAscent: 1,802' 549 m
Descent: 0' 0 m
High: 12,113' 3,692 m
Low: 10,311' 3,143 m
GradeAvg Slope: 9% (5°)
Max Slope: 48% (26°)
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“Herman Lake Trail leads to great lines and views on the divide.”— Britton Thomas
Use Exit 218 off I-70 just before Loveland Pass if you're heading west. A large parking lot gives you access to the trailhead.
Follow the Herman Lake Trail toward Herman Lake for several miles (there is a left turn at a trail junction within the first 1/2 mile.) Then when the trail takes a right and heads steeply uphill toward the lake continue straight up the drainage (near the creek) to access ski lines off the Citadel and surrounding peaks.
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