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Chasm Lake is one of the most beautiful high alpine lakes in RMNP. Set in a stunning cirque below Mt. Lady Washington (13,281') and Longs Peak (14,259') at an elevation of ~11,900 feet, Chasm Lake would make a giant feel small.

Also towering over the lake, part of Longs Peak is The Diamond, an uber-famous climbing route and stunning geologic feature.

All-Day Hike: A strenuous +8-mile round-trip hike. Follow the guidance offered in the Chasm Lake Hike.

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Brian Smith

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May 28, 2020
Seb The Fraustralian
Made it to the loch, a little too much snow for the kids to reach the Chasm Lake - incredible hike
Oct 14, 2019
Mitchell Jamison
Oct 2, 2019
Viswa Chaitanya
Sep 8, 2019
Mark Woods
Majestic view looking up 2500' to the Summit of Longs Peak's Diamond face, Mount Meeker, and Mount Lady Washington. Awesome experience, worth a hike!
Aug 24, 2019
Sheena Shahangian
Aug 17, 2019
Joanne Gigliotti
Aug 10, 2019
Danielle Rourke
Aug 5, 2019
Tim Lee

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