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King Lake to Devil's Thumb Trail loop

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Trail stats

Distance
16.51 mi
Elevation gain
3,406 ft
Technical difficulty
Moderate
Elevation loss
3,406 ft
Max elevation
12,186 ft
TrailRank 
30
Min elevation
8,937 ft
Trail type
Loop
Moving time
7 hours 20 minutes
Time
10 hours 11 minutes
Coordinates
4903
Uploaded
July 28, 2021
Recorded
July 2021
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near Hessie (historical), Colorado (United States)

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Itinerary description

I either bruised or broke my tailbone halfway through, at least it was after the climb uphill!

Waypoints

PictographWaypoint Altitude 9,499 ft
Photo ofWaterfall and trail intersection

Waterfall and trail intersection

PictographWaypoint Altitude 9,669 ft
Photo ofKeep right

Keep right

PictographWaypoint Altitude 9,697 ft
Photo ofEntering Indian Peaks Wilderness/vintage Forest Service sign

Entering Indian Peaks Wilderness/vintage Forest Service sign

PictographWaypoint Altitude 9,701 ft
Photo ofEntering Indian Peaks Wilderness/King Lake trail vintage Forest Service sign

Entering Indian Peaks Wilderness/King Lake trail vintage Forest Service sign

PictographMountain pass Altitude 10,534 ft
Photo ofLater I'll tell you what mountain this is

Later I'll tell you what mountain this is

PictographMountain pass Altitude 10,883 ft
Photo ofIndian Peaks

Indian Peaks

PictographIntersection Altitude 11,129 ft
Photo ofIncreíble Photo ofIncreíble Photo ofIncreíble

Increíble

PictographLake Altitude 11,451 ft
Photo ofKing Lake Photo ofKing Lake

King Lake

PictographIntersection Altitude 11,670 ft
Photo ofTake in the view... you're almost to the highest point! Photo ofTake in the view... you're almost to the highest point! Photo ofTake in the view... you're almost to the highest point!

Take in the view... you're almost to the highest point!

PictographSummit Altitude 12,182 ft
Photo ofHigh point (literally, not figuratively)

High point (literally, not figuratively)

PictographIntersection Altitude 11,847 ft
Photo ofGo right

Go right

PictographWaypoint Altitude 11,904 ft
Photo ofLost

Lost

PictographLake Altitude 11,863 ft
Photo ofDevil's Thumb Lake

Devil's Thumb Lake

PictographLake Altitude 10,951 ft
Photo ofLake

Lake

PictographLake Altitude 10,887 ft
Photo ofLake jas

Lake jas

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