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Ptarmigan Lake Trail #1444

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Map Key

3.8

Miles

6.1

KM

Point to Point

12,255' 3,735 m

High

10,694' 3,259 m

Low

1,572' 479 m

Up

130' 40 m

Down

9%

Avg Grade (5°)

21%

Max Grade (12°)

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  4.5 from 10 votes

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Ptarmigan Lake
Aug 3, 2019 near St. Elmo, CO
Ptarmigan Lake Trail
Sep 19, 2019 near St. Elmo, CO
Ptarmigan Lake with snow and strong wind, Nov 8, 2020
Nov 9, 2020 near St. Elmo, CO
Ptarmigan Lake
Sep 19, 2019 near St. Elmo, CO

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Sep 27, 2020
Sean H
Bit crowded, but it was a Sunday. Colony of ptarmigans at lake. 7.2mi — 3h 00m
Sep 17, 2020
Markus T
Jun 11, 2020
Sam Berglund
Beautiful hike, still a little remaining snow right before the lake but it's all packed down and easy to walk over. 3.2mi — 0h 48m
Oct 8, 2019
L Schmoobz
Past the lake sick views 7.1mi
Sep 21, 2019
Anthony Bull
Hiked from the lower trailhead up past the lake to the upper trailhead, and then back. Rocky and treelined along the first two thirds, with a bit m… 7.3mi — 3h 45m
Aug 2, 2019
Tom Mosher
Trail is in good condition and much less crowded than other nearby trails. Beautiful day and destination.
Jul 20, 2019
Jennifer Perez
Gorgeous hike with amazing vistas. — 10h 00m
Jun 9, 2018
Claire Milligan