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blue Lake Haiyaha Trail

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Trail

0.9 mile 1.5 kilometer point to point
Singletrack
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 407' 124 m
Descent: -253' -77 m
High: 10,197' 3,108 m
Low: 9,848' 3,002 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 13% (8°)
Max Grade: 53% (28°)

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Trail shared by Brian Smith

A classic RMNP alpine lake trail.

Brian Smith

Features Birding · Fall Colors · Lake · River/Creek · Views · Wildlife

Description

From the junction of Emerald Lake Trail and Dream Lake Trail, just before Dream Lake, Lake Haiyaha Trail heads south over the ridge. The trail then switchbacks its way through dense forest before quickly topping out and descending towards Chaos Creek. Cross the creek and start hiking up the southern bank past a junction with Lake Hayiaha Cutoff. Soon afterwards, the trail will descend to Lake Hayiaha.

Enjoy the beauty of the lake before retracing your steps on the Lake Hayiaha Trail or following the Lake Hayiaha Cutoff to East Glacier Knob Junction.

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Oct 26, 2018
Jared K
Sep 21, 2018
Tiffany Flournoy
Sep 12, 2018
Kevin & Nikki G
Aug 1, 2018
Darlene Crandall
Jul 13, 2018
Jason Boak
Took on way to Sky Pond
Jul 9, 2018
Anna Bockhaus
Jul 8, 2018
Leah Rawdon
Jun 28, 2018
Gina Kuzmick
Gorgeous, moderately challenging hike that culminates with a view of beautiful, blue Lake Haiyaha. Definitely worth a repeat.

Trail Ratings

  4.7 from 26 votes

#3

in Bear Lake

#60

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  4.7 from 26 votes
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#3

in Bear Lake

#14

in Colorado

#60

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