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Chasm Lake is one of the most beautiful high alpine lakes in RMNP. Set in a stunning cirque below Mt. Lady Washington (13,281') and Longs Peak (14,259') at an elevation of ~11,900 feet, Chasm Lake would make a giant feel small.

Also towering over the lake, part of Longs Peak is The Diamond, an uber-famous climbing route and stunning geologic feature.

All-Day Hike: A strenuous +8-mile round-trip hike. Follow the guidance offered in the Chasm Lake Hike.

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Brian Smith

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Aug 3, 2022
Brad Dumler
Sep 18, 2021
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Starts at 8:23am
Jul 3, 2021
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Jul 2, 2021
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May 24, 2021
Biao Cai
May 23, 2021
Biao Cai
Dec 13, 2020
Travis Bieber
Very windy, with loose pack snow.
May 28, 2020
Seb The Fraustralian
Made it to the loch, a little too much snow for the kids to reach the Chasm Lake - incredible hike

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