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Loop hike Fern Lake Trailhead to "THE POOL". Return via Cub Lake trail

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 5.0 (1) RECOMMENDED ROUTE

Excellent views of mountains, valleys.


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7.3

Miles

11.8

KM

92%

Runnable

8,724' 2,659 m

High

8,067' 2,459 m

Low

940' 287 m

Up

941' 287 m

Down

5%

Avg Grade (3°)

39%

Max Grade (21°)
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Features Geological Significance · Lake · Views · Waterfall · Wildlife

Small parking area.

Overview

"The Pool" on Fern Lake trail is scenic with footbridge. Views of mountains from Cub Lake trail are awesome. Cub Lake is beautiful. Moraine Valley likewise. Big Thompson River winding and scenic.

Description

Fern Lake Trail. Arch Rocks. The Pool. Ascent up Cub Lake trail. Cub Lake. Moraine Valley. Cub Lake parking area.

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Shared By:

Larry W Jones - Kingwood Kowboy

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  5.0 from 1 vote

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in Moraine Park

#2097

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#2

in Moraine Park

#303

in Colorado

#2,097

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Photos

September 5, 2013 - Elk Rutt
Jan 28, 2015 near Estes Park, CO
Great view of the Big Thompson River.
Jul 20, 2016 near Estes Park, CO
Views of Cub Lake on July 18, 2016
Jul 20, 2016 near Estes Park, CO
Cub Lake
Aug 18, 2015 near Estes Park, CO
Cub Lake has an awesome Mountain View!
Apr 16, 2018 near Estes Park, CO
Big Thompson River Waterfall
Apr 16, 2018 near Estes Park, CO

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