Day Hike - Big Heart Lake

Hike to Trout, Copper and Big Heart lakes in the Alpine Lakes Wilderness.

  • Strenuous
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 12.5 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 4,273 ft

TBD but planning for Monroe Park and Ride (near the fairgrounds) at 0700.


Big Heart Lake

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

The Ten Essentials

  1. Navigation
  2. Sun protection
  3. Insulation (extra clothing)
  4. Illumination
  5. First aid supplies
  6. Fire
  7. Repair kit and tools, including knife
  8. Nutrition (extra food)
  9. Hydration (extra water)
  10. Emergency shelter
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