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Hard but worth it!

It's been years since I've done this hike, so we can back and did it again! I definitely recommend some microscopes or snowshoes right now, it's slipped on the snow without them. it's such a gorgeous hike, and a pretty tough hike that doesn't relent much in elevation gain. I definitely recommend!

So beautiful! But be careful...my friend and I were hiking back down and I slipped ended taking a trip to the ER. Probably shouldn't do this hike this time of year without crampons or snow shoes and hiking poles because it's steep and slick!

Great winter hike but in the summer its over crowded with little kids running around screaming everywhere.

hiking
2 days ago

Pretty muddy at some parts but a good hike. There were lots of people with there dogs so that was awesome!

trail running
2 days ago

there are a few side social trails, and you can follow the canyon up as far as you want.

part on an event where we got real familiar with the trail on multiple laps in the snow. just short enough to enjoy, long enough to be a workout

really awesome hike, but beware its crazy muddy through a segment of the way right now. there is some high ground you can get to but still pretty muddy with all of the ice melting

Great hike. Plenty of trees and plenty of views. Some places had a lot of ice, spikes would have been nice. Good length! Beginning seemed harder, the rest was easy to moderate.
Dogs are good for off leash on odd days, like the rest of the canyon. :)

Willow lake is a short fun hike that gets your heart going for the first but of incline then mellows out through beautiful aspen trees. You reach the lake in no time and can hang out there for a while or keep going up to Dry lake, which is just a big dry area. The way up to Dry lake is tricky and the trail is small and overgrown, but a fun little jaunt as well. I did this hike with my Brother in Law and nephew. We stayed 2 nights up there and enjoyed every minute.