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Twin Lakes Loop

Basics
Length:
15 miles
Aerobic Difficulty:
Moderate
Time To Allow:
2 - 3 hours
Season:
June-September

Description

The Twin Lakes Loop trail, located outside Leadville, is a rolling lakeside route and is not especially technical. There are a few stream crossings and the trail is located at high elevation.

Twin Lakes Loop is located in close proximity to Mt. Elbert, which stands at 14,440 feet and is the highest peak in the North American Rocky Mountains and the second highest in the continental United States. Views toward Mt. Elbert are vast and riders will have great scenery of the lake, forest and mountains for the duration of the ride.

Details

Length:
15 miles
Around lake
Difficulty:
One stream crossing
Aerobic Difficulty:
Moderate
Time To Allow:
2 - 3 hours
Depends on fitness
Season:
June-September
Additional Details:

While riding any trail system it is a great idea to include a repair kit and first aid kit. Twin Lakes Loop is multi-use and hikers, horseback riders and other trail users may be seen along the way. Please be considerate on the trails and understand right of way protocol. Twin Lakes Loop is located in high elevation mountains and can experience sudden weather shifts, so riders should bring appropriate warm layers in anticipation of this.

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