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Hope Lake, Telluride

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#6 of 6 in Trails in Telluride
Hiking Trail · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
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  • Huge elevation climb and 5.5 mile tough hike on a rather challenging trail....but once at the lake a great place of rest and beauty as you rest before the easier downhill. Toughest also would be... 
    Huge elevation climb and 5.5 mile tough hike on a rather challenging trail....but once at the lake a great place of rest and beauty as you rest before the easier downhill. Toughest also would be...  more »
  • Family of 4 hiked up. Well worth the experience. Ice still in the lake and walked through snow. Kids were sliding down mountain on jackets. 
    Family of 4 hiked up. Well worth the experience. Ice still in the lake and walked through snow. Kids were sliding down mountain on jackets.  more »
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  • Beautiful, wild, alpine. Lay on the rock ledge above the lake and watch the fish in the clear water. The hike is nice- our group included some 8-12 yr old kids and they did well. Make sure to cross the creek when you come to it. There’s a little used trail that we happened to take and hiked a mile in the wrong direction before we realized our mistake.
  • Beautiful alpine lake. Definitely worth the hike up. Can be done in a few hours for a nice day hike that is slightly challenging. We went in July and camped and it was still very cold with snow on the ground and ice on the lake but still fun and gorgeous.

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