Hiking – Finch Lake


Hiking – Finch Lake

a.k.a. Finch Lake via Allenspark. My favorite part about this hike is the beautiful view down into Wild Basin from a highpoint. We'll see Chief's Head, Pagoda Mountain, Meeker and Longs Peak up close and personal!!! This hike is for RMOTHG (Rocky Mountain Over the Hill Gang)

  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 7.3 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,540 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 10,130 ft
  • Pace: Moderate

Colorado Mountain Club Parking Lot (north side), 710 10th Street, Golden - 6:30AM

If there are enough Boulder people, we may be able to set up a carpool for them as well.

Please note:  We are starting from the Allenspark trailhead, not  the Wild Basin trailhead, as it is less mileage, less elevation gain and it's more scenic, yay!!!  

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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Trekking Poles, at least 2 liters of water, electrolytes, sunscreen/protection, snacks, lunch, first aid kit, wind/rain gear, layers, the rest of the 10 Essentials.  

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