This great trail takes us on a short trip from Maroon Lake, with its magnificent view of the Maroon Bells peaks, to the beautifully located Crater Lake.
The first highlight of our tour is Maroon Lake, located at an altitude of 9580 feet (2920 m). It offers a nice view of the Maroon Bells. The Maroon Bells, which are the Maroon Peak and North Maroon Peak in the Elk Mountains, is part of the Rocky Mountains. Both mountains are among the so-called Fourteeners in Colorado because they have a height of more than 14,000 feet. On sunny days, the mountains beautifully reflect in the waters of Maroon Lake and provide for a nice photo. So do not forget your camera!
Our hike takes us in the direction of Crater Lake. We pass through dense forests and meadows. Steep, rocky or uneven passages require slip resistance and also a little concentration. At Crater Lake, we have reached our destination. At an altitude of 10,076 feet (3071 m) we take a break and enjoy the magnificent panorama. Finally, we take the same way back to get to the trailhead at the parking lot.
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