Arapahoe Pass and Lake Dorothy is a 7.1 mile out and back trail with 1900 feet of elevation gain in continental divide. This may be a snowshoe trip depending on the conditions.
Start Elevation: 10100’
End Elevation: 12000’
Skill Level: Strenuous
Carpool location: Boulder County Justice Center, Coordinates: 40°00'52.8"N 105°17'12.4"W
Trailhead location: Fourth of July Trailhead, Coordinates: 39°59'42.5"N 105°38'03.4"W
This hike is for the fit and acclimated.
Meet at 7:00am at Boulder County Justice Center to organize carpool.
If you are driving to trailhead by yourself, meet us at 8:00am at Fourth of July trailhead. We will start hiking promptly at 8am so don't be late.
Make sure to bring water, snacks, warm layers and micro-spikes.
Bad weather postpones/cancels.
By attending this hike, you assume all responsibility for your own safety. Mountaineering in Colorado can be very dangerous. Altitude sickness, dehydration, and fast-building storms are the most common problems. Please be in shape and self-sufficient.