Hell Canyon Loop

HARD 4 reviews
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Hell Canyon Loop is a 15.9 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Granby, Colorado that features a lake. The trail is rated as difficult offers a number of activity options. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
15.9 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
5229 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dogs on leash

camping

fishing

hiking

nature trips

trail running

walking

forest

lake

off trail

hiking
13 hours ago

Incredible, went fairly unprepared for the length of the hike, all went well.
Vertical, unmarked up high, zero trail where you might want it most. Snowfields that required kick steps, wish we’d have had ice axes to self arrest and glissade. Flowers out the wazoo the right time of year, highly likely depends on snowpack. Only drawback as a day-hike is taking it all in, wanting to do a summit or two.

camping
Friday, July 31, 2015

What a great trip! Difficult and vertical trail that is unmarked and unmaintained. Once up to long lake it is a raw and remote. Great for camping, fishing and hiking near the lakes!

hiking
Tuesday, November 20, 2012

This is a remote and lightly traveled area of the Indian Peaks Wilderness. There are spectacular lakes and peaks. From the top of the canyon, you can cross over into Rocky Mountain National Park. About 10 miles of no trail hiking in the park will take you to the top of the East Fork Trail. From there, you will pass 5 beautiful alpine lakes on your descent that ends at Grand Lake.

hiking
11 months ago