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I love this one!! I’ve done it twice. Both times, very lightly trafficked, peaceful, serene. Beautiful flowers and breathtaking views all the while and definitely rewarding toward the top. A consistently gradual incline, not too tough!

1 day ago

Delightful moderate hike above the treeline. Outstanding vistas. Last cairn is a throne!

I was blown away by the views of this hike! There’s actually three ponds, if you go out a bit past the first one and the views from there are amazing! It’s super short and there’s not really any hills. Good for families with kids and for those not able to do much hiking but still want to see some crazy good views.

2 days ago

Breathtakingly beautiful and easy. We wanted a short little hike before dinner and boy did this location deliver. Gorgeous views 360 degrees. Make sure you hike out to the third pond!

Overall great workout! Minimally crowded for a Saturday hike. Start at 4wd road 263 and continue about 2 miles until you see a brown post with “no motor vehicles” labeled on it. At this point take a left to follow the trail. From there you just continue on that trail until you hit the lake. The last 0.5mile is pretty steep but totally manageable, even for dogs! Definitely worth the work to get up there. If you go to the lake and back it is around 8.2miles, the red trail on the all trails map goes into the gulch not to the lake.

Great hike. Saw a couple trucks driving up Chihuahua road, we hiked just as fast. Water was low so no wet feet for us. Pretty views the whole way, lots of different kinds of wildflowers. Not busy!!!

Did this in the evening around sunset. Absolutely INCREDIBLE at that time. We stayed late and could see the Milky Way!

Great trail, stunning views!

Fantastic short hike for flatlanders staying at keystone and wanting to get away from the hustle of Summit County. Breathtaking views , clear water and wildlife.

8 days ago

Easy, yes, but very pretty. As someone else said, the perfect short hike.

Beautiful views and wildflowers. Challenged my lungs on the way up till opened into beautiful meadow with wildflowers and amazing views.

Much better than hiking up or down a ski hill like most of the tourists do while in town.

10 days ago

Easy peasy

on Lenawee Trail

11 days ago

My family hiked Lenawee again this week. Challenging trail but so worth the effort. Saw three other hikers while on the mountain.

Love this trail.... so amazing. the views!

Great short hike. But don’t stop at this lake go over the ridge a bit and see 2 more small ponds and some awesome Mountain View’s

12 days ago

Perfect hike if you’re just 13 weeks post op from your ACL surgery! The leg coming out of Montezuma is more of a footpath....shady and forested vs segment leaving from the Peru Creek turnoff which is just a dirt road.

13 days ago

Very picturesque hike with great views of the reservoirs, mountains and town of Dillon. Great for a short hike

great hike. lots of wild flowers. great views of the mountain ranges.

Very beautiful hike. The views are amazing! Saw lots of marmots. Not a hard hike

Amazing views and great stops for lunch!

off road driving
20 days ago

Beautiful! During the weekend, you’ll probably run into a large group of Jeep’s hitting radical hill.

Views were simply amazing! Makes for a great loop. Not congested. Very few truly technical spots.

We took the Rubicon here. What a beautiful place! I must admit there are some areas where lockers are needed so be prepared for that.

tough hike up to the lake but worth it.

off road driving
22 days ago

Great little pass. There is a creek crossing that can be deep, though I've always seen it in reasonable shape.

The switchback have had some maintenance since I last ran it and are much less intimidating. There is little room for passing, so if you know someone is coming, be kind and pull over at a switchback and let them through. Backing up on a shelf road isn't ideal for many people.

All that said... beautiful area. Once the snow melts on the Red cone exit that is also a fun ride down.

The whole trail is currently passable.

Our new favorite trail! Great for young kids because it’s short and easy. The views are amazing. We will bring family/friends to this trail when they come to visit us.

A lot of vehicles on the road.

A nice trail with a 4x4. Not too difficult. Take the upper left to the top of Radical Hill. Usually a few goats up there. Then backtrack and take Saints John back to Montezuma or just go back via Deer Creek.

24 days ago

Hiked today and was lightly traveled. Beautiful Mountain View’s and wildflowers everywhere. Suggest continuing to chihuahua lake, another mile, to admire the view of the lake. 1900 ft climbing to the lake.

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