Twin Lakes

Trails in Twin Lakes

Black Cloud Trail

This trail is an alternative route to the more heavily used North and South Mount Elbert Trails for climbing Colorado's highest peak. This is a moderate to strenuous day hike with an elevation gain of 4,713 feet. Be aware of changing weather conditions on mountain peaks and prepare for ...

Echo Canyon Trail

This is a moderate hike. The elevation gain of the right fork of the trail is approximately 2,800 feet, and the elevation gain of the left fork is about 1,750 feet. This is a short but steep trail. Excellent opportunities for viewing high alpine scenery and wildlife. The trailhead ...

Hope Pass Trail

This trailhead is shared with Big Willis Gulch, two miles west of Twin Lakes Village on Highway 82. Hope Pass is also the Colorado Trial that passes over to the Clear Creek Road. There is about 3,200 feet elevation gain up to 12,500 feet, so it offers extraordinary views. ...

Twin Lakes Trail

Beginning Elevation: 10,480 Feet (3266.8 Meters) Twin Lakes Trailhead Difficulty: Easy to Moderate Elevation Gain: 1,300 Feet (405.2 Meters) Ending Elevation: 11,800 Feet (3678.3 Meters) Twin Lakes Length: 3.5 Miles (5.83 Kilometers) to Middle Brush Creek Road Other Maps: Trails Illustrated 131 Crested Butte, Pearl Pass Recommended Season: Late Summer Trail Number: 407 Usage: Light USGS Maps: Perl ...

Willis Gulch Trail

This is a moderate hike with an elevation gain of 2,400 feet. The end destination is Willis Lake and a mine just beyond the lake . The trailhead is shared with Little Willis Gulch with hiking access to Hope Pass. The trailhead can be found 2 miles west of ...