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blue Sandbeach Lake Trail

Trail

4.4 mile 7.1 kilometer point to point
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 1,955' 596 m
Descent: -152' -46 m
High: 10,319' 3,145 m
Low: 8,384' 2,555 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 9% (5°)
Max Grade: 35% (19°)

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Trail shared by aaron moore

A fun uphill trail leading to a beautiful lake

aaron moore

Features Lake · River/Creek · Wildlife

Description

This is a pretty consistently steep trail that leads to Sandbeach Lake in a mainly forested section of Wild Basin. The first portion of the trail climbs quickly to just below the ridgeline and follows the ridge until just before Campers Creek backcountry campsite.

You'll eventually cross Campers Creek, and follow close to Hunters Creek, and then head up towards Sandbeach Lake. The last push before the lake is somewhat steep but this last little push is worth it for the amazing views at the lake.

Take your time to appreciate the alpine lake, and maybe dip your toes in its icy water. Once you have had your fill of this spectacular area, head back the same way back to your car.

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Jun 27, 2019
Matt Hage
Mosquitos are out in full force! — 4h 00m
Jun 17, 2019
Donovan Colegrove
9mi
Sep 21, 2018
Jake Stanton
Uphill all the way. Tough climb. ~1:45 decent time. 4.4mi
Sep 7, 2018
Tyler Kanaval
steady incline. fish were present but weren't biting. left around 5pm and fish turned on a bit. 9mi
Aug 25, 2018
Kyle O'Donnell
Aug 25, 2018
Dan Moody
Saw Moose 3mi from the trailhead on the way back.
Jul 25, 2018
Kristy Slibsager
Lyric Falls and Sandbeach Lake 10mi
Jul 13, 2018
Elizabeth Smith

Trail Ratings

  3.9 from 16 votes

#6

in Wild Basin

#5110

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#6

in Wild Basin

#404

in Colorado

#5,110

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