Brainard Lake via Mitchell Lake Trail

2 reviews #42 hike out of 352 in
6.7 mi
Distance
3 hrs 48 min
Time
terrain
1,024 ft
Elev Gain

Overview

This is a moderate out and back trail in Indian Peaks Wilderness Area.

This trail goes by Brainard Lake, Mitchell Lake, CMC Brainard Hut, h4, 19, 20, 18, 21, 22, 24, 23, 17, 25, 28, 26, 27, 29, 31, 36, 38, 37, 39, and W8.



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    10 months ago
    Easy to moderate hike, but very busy trail so took a little longer than anticipated. Beautiful views and even saw a moose on the way up. Beautiful sunny September day, majority of the hike was warm, but it was extremely windy up at Blue Lake which made it very chilly and I was glad I brought a couple thin layers and a ski hat to keep me warm up there.
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    1 month, 3 weeks ago
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gsh935 12 months ago
Mitchell Lake and Blue Lake (7/18/19)
Kara’s first Colorado hike! Left home at 5:45, was on trail by 7:30. The ice glacier was nuts, couldn’t find the water fall after we crossed it.
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