Grouse Lake Trail #2127 is a 4.6 mile one way hike with 2,861 feet elevation gain. Located 48 miles east of Glenwood Springs Colorado. August and July are the best months to enjoy this hike.
The Grouse Lake trail begins near the town of Minturn and ends at Grouse Lake: The trail rises through aspen, pine, spruce, and fir. All the steeper sections are short. Cross water six times as you climb through a series of meadows before a final climb brings you into the Holy Cross Wilderness and to Grouse Lake at the foot of Grouse Mountain. The lake is in a meadow surrounded by forest.
Check out the Official Route.
This is a difficult hike. Arrive fit and prepared or this could get ugly.
This hike is listed as One-Way.
When hiking several trails on a single "hike", log it with a generic name that describes the hike. Then link the trails traveled, check out the example.
WARNING! Hiking and outdoor related sports can be dangerous. Be responsible and prepare for the trip. Study the area you are entering and plan accordingly. Dress for the current and unexpected weather changes. Take plenty of water. Never go alone. Make an itinerary with your plan(s), route(s), destination(s) and expected return time. Give your itinerary to trusted family and/or friends.