BPX Trip – 3-day: Brady Lake from Sopris Lake TH

Easy backpack to Brady Lake with 2nd day hike to Lake Ethel adding 2000' and 3.5 miles.

  • Thu, Aug 1, 2024 — Sat, Aug 3, 2024
  • Gore Range
  • Backpacking
  • Adults
  • Easy
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 3.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 900 ft
  • Pace: 1.0 mph average including breaks

Elevation gain and distance are without optional hikes.  The backpack to and from Brady Lake is an easy 1.5 mile, 900' hike.  After setting up tents, take a quick optional walk over the hill to Sopris Lake. On day 2 we will attempt to reach Ethel Lake, which is OFF TRAIL and will involve bushwhacking approximately 3.5 miles and 2000' of elevation gain.  On day 3 we head back down the trail and return to the meeting place.

The last 1/2 to 1 mile of the access road is rough, and if we need to park lower down it will increase the length of the hike by that amount.

If you will be sharing a tent with someone, please let me know and I will open the trip up to an additional person/tent.

If you need to cancel after the trip is closed, please text Candace at 303-888-0559.


2-Day: Brady Lake from Sopris Lake TH

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

10 essentials, tent, sleeping bag and pad, water filtration system, stove.  Sturdy hiking shoes.  Be prepared for any type of weather.  Recommend mosquito netting and spray, trekking poles for stream crossings.

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