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blueBlack Roger's Pass

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Trail

9.9 mile 15.9 kilometer loop
Singletrack
Intermediate/Difficult

Elevation

Ascent: 2,754' 839 m
Descent: -2,753' -839 m
High: 11,881' 3,621 m
Low: 9,214' 2,808 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 11% (6°)
Max Grade: 39% (21°)

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All Clear 92 days ago See History
Snowy - Hard packed snow heading up. Could probably get away with spikes

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This amazing out and back hike that takes you up to the continental divide.

Dana Prosser

Features Lake · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Overview

Beautiful wildflowers and magnificent views await the ambitious hiker on this trail!

Description

This hike starts at the Moffat Tunnel. Take the South Boulder Creek Trail, which starts off with a nice moderate angle. After a few miles the trail steepens, and you'll encounter some tree roots and rocks to negotiate.

After about four miles, you'll encounter Roger's Pass Lake- a beautiful pristine lake. A short -steep climb brings you to a second lake-Heart Lake. Take a minute or two to take in the scenery here!

Another steep climb bring you to the continental divide with views from Winter Park to Boulder! Enjoy all your hard work as you cruise easily back to the car!

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Oct 21, 2018
Reed Harrington
Sep 18, 2018
John Moore
Sep 9, 2018
Ollie Davis
Sep 2, 2018
Kim Chrislip
Only up to Heart Lake due to dark clouds rolling in. Stunning alpine views. 8.8mi
Jul 29, 2018
MealyM Mealy
10mi — 6h 00m
Jul 25, 2018
Jordan Frdnmkr
Added James Peak on the CDT. Difficult summit. 18.9mi
Jul 21, 2018
Austin S
Apr 27, 2018
Brian Rempel
Snowpack the entire way. Started postholing up to my thigh. Had to turn back. 6.4mi

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  4.4 from 19 votes

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#412

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Outstanding hike Apr 21, 2018

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