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Recommended Routes in Twin Lakes - 7

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Favorite Sayres Mountain hides behind columbines in the early morning shade.
Difficult Difficult

La Plata Peak Out and Back

9.4 mi 15.1 km 4,276' Up 1303.2 m Up 4,276' Down 1303.18 m Down

Leadvil…, CO
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Favorite Camp during a BelOxMis weekend.
Difficult Difficult

Belford and Oxford

10.9 mi 17.5 km 5,670' Up 1728.35 m Up 5,670' Down 1728.32 m Down

Leadvil…, CO
Explore in 3D
Favorite A lone hiker enjoys the solitude and fall colors on the south approach to Mount Elbert.
Difficult Difficult

Black Cloud Trail

10.9 mi 17.5 km 5,023' Up 1531.13 m Up 5,023' Down 1530.98 m Down

Leadvil…, CO
Explore in 3D
Favorite Camp during a BelOxMis weekend.
Difficult Difficult

Missouri Mountain

10.9 mi 17.5 km 4,399' Up 1340.95 m Up 4,400' Down 1340.98 m Down

Leadvil…, CO
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Favorite Beautiful fall day
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult

Big Willis Gulch Trail

11.2 mi 18.1 km 3,016' Up 919.34 m Up 3,016' Down 919.3 m Down

Leadvil…, CO
Explore in 3D
Favorite Camp during a BelOxMis weekend.
Difficult Difficult

MOB Mission: Missouri-Oxford-Belford

15.4 mi 24.8 km 7,066' Up 2153.67 m Up 7,068' Down 2154.32 m Down

Leadvil…, CO
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Twin Lakes Hiking

  • 72 Miles 116 Kilometers of Trail
  • 7 Recommended Routes
  • 5 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 9 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 9 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Twin Lakes - 16

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4.4 mi 7.0 km #1La Plata Peak Trail
Difficult Difficult
Leadville North, CO
Difficult Difficult
Leadville North, CO
17.8 mi 28.6 km #2CT - Segment 12: Clear Creek to Silver Creek
Difficult Difficult
Leadville, CO
Difficult Difficult
Leadville, CO
7.3 mi 11.8 km #3Missouri Gulch Trail
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Leadville North, CO
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Leadville North, CO
4.0 mi 6.4 km #4Big Willis Gulch Trail
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Leadville North, CO
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Leadville North, CO
1.5 mi 2.4 km #5Sayres Gulch Trail #1465
Easy/Intermediate Easy/Intermediate
Aspen, CO
Easy/Intermediate Easy/Intermediate
Aspen, CO
0.9 mi 1.5 km #6USFS Road 82C
Easy Easy
Leadville North, CO
Easy Easy
Leadville North, CO
23.9 mi 38.4 km #7CDT: Sheep Gulch to Halfmoon Creek (CO Sec. 23)
Intermediate Intermediate
Leadville North, CO
Intermediate Intermediate
Leadville North, CO
5.1 mi 8.2 km #8Low Pass Trail #1518
Difficult Difficult
Leadville, CO
Difficult Difficult
Leadville, CO
1.2 mi 2.0 km #9Upper Twin Lake Trail
Easy/Intermediate Easy/Intermediate
Leadville North, CO
Easy/Intermediate Easy/Intermediate
Leadville North, CO
0.8 mi 1.2 km #10Twin Lakes Trail #1482
Easy/Intermediate Easy/Intermediate
Leadville North, CO
Easy/Intermediate Easy/Intermediate
Leadville North, CO

Photos of Twin Lakes - 46

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Panorama of summit.
Jul 10, 2016 near Leadvil…, CO
A lone hiker enjoys the solitude and fall colors on the south approach to Mount Elbert.
Feb 7, 2017 near Leadvil…, CO
Looking back down the valley towards La Plata Peak
Feb 8, 2018 near Leadvil…, CO
View of Huron Peak and the Three Apostles from the trail
Aug 1, 2018 near Leadvil…, CO
La Plata Peak trail looking at Sayers Peak
Aug 1, 2018 near Leadvil…, CO
Approximately 13,800' up, less than a mile from the summit!
Dec 9, 2019 near Leadvil…, CO
The final cairn!
Dec 12, 2019 near Leadvil…, CO
Sunrise on Mount Elbert in July.
Jan 21, 2022 near Leadvil…, CO

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