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Great short hike. Not too difficult. Most of climb is in the last 3/10ths of a mile id say. It randomly snowed early in the morning this past weekend so prepare for any kind of weather. Just s reminder that winter is definitely on it's way

This was a fun hike and beautiful especially along the creek. There are a lot of cool waterfall like spots along the trail. We went in mid/late September and it was beautiful. The lake is cool but not stunning, though we didn't walk around it. It did look like the side of the lake farther from us was nice. I highly recommend this hike!

Very rocky trail. But still very beautiful and definitely a good hike if you're short on time.

Nice short hike with a little bit of incline. Make sure you stop off at the waterfall for amazing pictures!

Amazing and beautiful hike.

Recommend wearing sunscreen.

Arrived at the trailhead Sat around 0900 and parking lot was full. If you have an off-road high clearance vehicle there was parking at the start of the trail.

Attempted to do Jasper Lake, but signs posted “no fires” and it requires permits to camp. Highly recommend going to the .gov sight for more info about this area. The lake look very low.

Headed to Devil’s Thumb Lake which was about 1 mile away and found a few camping spots and didn’t see as many restrictions.

In mid Sep it snowed and was very cold at night, dropped to 23 degree’s with 94 humidity.

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Beautiful hike

Good little hike. If you are going late fall the water will be very low and will look nothing like photos you see. Last .5 of the hike is very rocky. Not heavily trafficked today, but still a few on the trail.

Awesome. Awesome views. We took 5 kids with us ages 5 months to 11 years. I carried the baby all the way up. I will say that for me it would be a moderate hike and not an easy one. The kids handled it fine and we're from Georgia, so we don't live in a high altitude. The top altitude is around 12,000 feet.

I agree...too rocky for my taste but a pretty hike.

My favorite spot in mid July.

Got to the trailhead around 7:30 on a Saturday and there were only a few spots left. Did the trail counterclockwise (Devil Thumb lake first) which led to a pretty challenging climb up the pass (carried 35lb packs). Pretty crowded up to that point, but then it dropped off. We camped right by King Lake which was beautiful but really exposed. Fortunately there was no lightening but we had to guy out every line on the tent due to high winds - kinda sketchy. Beautiful hike with plenty to explore off the trail too.