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Roger's Pass

Intermediate/Difficult
 4.5 (27) RECOMMENDED ROUTE

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


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9.8

Miles

15.8

KM

Out and Back

11,854' 3,613 m

High

9,213' 2,808 m

Low

2,712' 827 m

Up

2,712' 827 m

Down

10%

Avg Grade (6°)

39%

Max Grade (21°)

Dogs Leashed

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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Dana Prosser

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  4.5 from 27 votes

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Rogers Pass Lake
Aug 30, 2020 near Winter…, CO
Wildflowers near Rogers Pass Lake
Aug 30, 2020 near Winter…, CO
Upper Forest Lake in October.
Oct 17, 2016 near Winter…, CO
Rogers Peak Lake
Jul 6, 2018 near Winter…, CO
Bridge Crossing
Aug 30, 2020 near Winter…, CO
Moffet Tunnel  (east portal)
May 3, 2015 near Winter…, CO

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Oct 2, 2020
Susan Crowley
Heart lake hike with Sheriden. 40 minute mile 9.5mi — 6h 00m
Aug 30, 2020
Nick Wilder
10.2mi
Jul 28, 2020
Eric K
Hike down 4.5mi
Jul 27, 2020
Eric K
Hike up 4.5mi
Jul 25, 2020
Michael Tedford
Gorgeous!! Difficult. 11.7mi — 5h 00m
Jul 3, 2020
Josh M
Jul 3, 2020
Chad Homuth