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Hunter–Fryingpan Wilderness

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Recommended Routes in Hunter–Fryingpan Wilderness - 2

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Favorite View from Margy's Hut.
Intermediate

Twin Meadows to Margy's Hut

4.6 mi 7.4 km 1,978' Up 602.86 m Up 117' Down 35.8 m Down

Aspen, CO
Favorite Beginning the descent to Independence Lake.
Intermediate

Lost Man Lake

5.4 mi 8.7 km 1,525' Up 464.97 m Up 1,525' Down 464.95 m Down

Aspen, CO

Hunter–Fryingpan Wilderness Hiking

  • 84 Miles 136 Kilometers of Trail
  • 2 Recommended Routes
  • 4 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 11 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 5 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Hunter–Fryingpan Wilderness - 18

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4.7 mi 7.6 km #1Sawyer Lake Trail #1926
Intermediate
Aspen, CO
Intermediate
Aspen, CO
2.5 mi 4.1 km #2Ridge Line Trail #1494 (Igloo Peak)
Difficult
Aspen, CO
Difficult
Aspen, CO
9.2 mi 14.7 km #3Lost Man Trail #1996
Intermediate/Difficult
Aspen, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
Aspen, CO
8.3 mi 13.4 km #4Midway Trail #1993.1
Difficult
Aspen, CO
Difficult
Aspen, CO
1.2 mi 1.9 km #5Independence Pass
Intermediate/Difficult
Aspen, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
Aspen, CO
0.5 mi 0.8 km #6Linkins Lake Trail
Intermediate
Aspen, CO
Intermediate
Aspen, CO
4.3 mi 6.9 km #7Fryingpan Lakes Trail #1921
Intermediate/Difficult
Leadville North, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
Leadville North, CO
1.2 mi 1.9 km #8Chapman Lake Trail #1923
Easy/Intermediate
Basalt, CO
Easy/Intermediate
Basalt, CO
4.0 mi 6.5 km #9North Fork Lake Creek Trail #1483
Intermediate
Aspen, CO
Intermediate
Aspen, CO
5.8 mi 9.3 km #10South Fork Pass Trail #1940
Intermediate
Aspen, CO
Intermediate
Aspen, CO

Photos of Hunter–Fryingpan Wilderness - 28

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Beginning the descent to Independence Lake.
Sep 26, 2016 near Aspen, CO
Looking down on Independence Lake.
Nov 16, 2015 near Aspen, CO
The hike back down to the parking area.
Jul 11, 2018 near Aspen, CO
Seasonal flowers (Marsh Marigolds) surround Lost Man Lake
Jul 2, 2018 near Aspen, CO
Dropping into Lost Man Lake before the faint switchbacks in the back left.
Sep 26, 2016 near Aspen, CO
Taken from the Independence Pass parking area. Igloo Peak is in between the first two orange posts, and the trail can be traced along the ridge to the right. The beginning of the paved Overlook path can be seen bottom left.
Aug 25, 2022 near Aspen, CO
Just Below Independence Lake
Oct 14, 2019 near Aspen, CO
Lost Man Lake
Oct 14, 2019 near Aspen, CO