Granite Lakes, Trail Map, Granite Lakes Trailhead, Aspen - Snowmass, Colorado

Granite Lakes - 13.4 Miles

Aspen - Snowmass




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1: N39 17.862 W106 36.323 — Granite Lakes Parking Lot
2: N39 17.698 W106 36.183 — 0.0 miles : Granite Lakes Trailhead
3: N39 17.370 W106 35.877 — .5 miles : Level travel between river and private property
4: N39 17.026 W106 35.660 — .98 miles : Hunter-Fryingpan Wilderness Boundary
5: N39 16.782 W106 35.318 — 1.5 miles : Rolling travel in heavy forest along river
6: N39 16.591 W106 34.884 — 2.0 miles : Rolling travel in heavy forest along river
7: N39 16.383 W106 34.425 — 2.6 miles : Pass thru small meadow
8: N39 16.206 W106 34.101 — 3.0 miles : Trail undulates away from river
9: N39 16.025 W106 33.760 — 3.4 miles : Main trail splits right up Granite Creek
10: N39 15.826 W106 33.807 — 3.75 miles : Outcrop over waterfall
11: N39 15.732 W106 33.860 — 3.9 miles : very steep climb beside Granite Creek
12: N39 15.363 W106 33.880 — 4.35 miles : Trail becomes vague and cluttered
13: N39 15.223 W106 33.872 — 4.55 miles : Cross creek to left side, find vague trail
14: N39 15.079 W106 33.916 — 4.7 miles : Cross creek back to right, enter meadow
15: N39 14.986 W106 33.926 — 4.83 miles : Exit meadow, x-creek and resume steep climb
16: N39 14.758 W106 34.070 — 5.5 miles : Steep climb up west valley wall
17: N39 14.511 W106 34.261 — 5.95 miles : Lower Granite Lake (11,319')
18: N39 14.248 W106 34.187 — 6.35 miles : Variously clear-faint path through treeline
19: N39 13.862 W106 34.172 — 6.7 miles : Upper Granite Lake (11,568')