High Lonesome Trail

 4 votes

12.3 Miles 19.8 Kilometers


Singletrack

2,944' 897 m

Ascent

-1,322' -403 m

Descent

12,031' 3,667 m

High

9,676' 2,949 m

Low

7%

Avg Grade (4°)

46%

Max Grade (25°)

All Clear

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A very rocky, rooty, and steep trail. Excellent views of alpine fields surrounded by the divide.

Tiffanie Beal

Overview

Permits are required for overnight camping in the Indian Peaks Wilderness Area. Additional permits required for groups over 12 people.
Features: Views — Wildflowers — Wildlife
Dogs: Leashed

Description

Part of the Continental Divide Trail, the High Lonesome Trail brings you from the Fraser Valley up to the Indian Peaks Wilderness. After the moderately difficult ascent, enjoy an easy 3-mile stretch of level terrain at the top of Devil's Thumb Pass to Corona Pass. Here you'll enjoy the views back towards Winter Park and Grand County, as well as the Front Range towns of the greater Denver metropolitan area.

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All Clear 4 days ago
Some Mud, Fallen Trees - Some trees down and mud near the Junco Lake TH but all clear once at Devil's Thumb TH. One or two spots of snow around 11...
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