Approximately 9 miles and 2100 feet of elevation gain that features Heart Lake close to Roger Pass in James Peak Wilderness Area.
Start Elevation: 9200’
End Elevation: 11200’
Skill Level: Strenuous
Carpool location: Boulder County Justice Center, Coordinates: 40°00'52.8"N 105°17'12.4"W
Trailhead location: Moffat Tunnel East Portal TH, Coordinates: 39°54'10.7"N 105°38'38.1"W
This hike is for the fit and acclimated.
Meet at 7:00am at Boulder County Justice Center to organize carpool. We leave at 7: 05am promptly.
If you are driving to trailhead by yourself, meet us at 8:00am at Moffat Tunnel East Portal TH. We will start hiking promptly at 8:00am so don't be late.
If you have a reliable car, please be prepared to drive. Please remember to give your driver $5 for gas and car wash. It is always appreciated.
Make sure to bring water, snacks, warm layers, gloves, microspikes and snowshoes.
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.