Lilly Lake to Estes Cone Loop

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Lilly Lake to Estes Cone Loop is a 8.1 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Beaver Point, Colorado that features a lake. The trail is rated as difficult and primarily used for hiking.

DISTANCE
8.1 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
2549 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

hiking

forest

lake

views

rocky

scramble

no dogs

Take Storm Pass trail beginning on the south side of the Lilly Lake parking lot. The trail winds its way up through the forest and provides an occasional glimpse of Longs Peak. The junction to the top Estes Cone is marked with good signage and can't be missed. After you join the Estes Cone trail the route becomes much more difficult. The trail is hard to make out but if you follow the cairns you will make it to the top. Be prepared to scramble the last few hundred feet.

14 days ago

Very good hike: good trail, good views, a little scramble at the top. More people than I expected on a weekday, but they were mostly from the LP trailhead.

24 days ago

I love the awesome view from the summit. This trail is one of my favorite and have been hiking it for the last 18 years.

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