Upper Cataract Lake and Cat Lake, Trail Map, Lower Cataract Lake - Surprise Trailhead, Summit County - Eagle County - Clear Creek County, Colorado

Upper Cataract Lake and Cat Lake - 10.9 Miles

Summit County - Eagle County - Clear Creek County




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1: N39 50.215 W106 18.652 — 0.0 miles : Surprise Trailhead
2: N39 49.967 W106 18.426 — .5 miles : Steady climb thru aspen and spruce-fir
3: N39 49.716 W106 18.207 — 1.0 miles : Cross creek and climb beside meadow
4: N39 49.409 W106 18.444 — 1.5 miles : Steep climb on intermittently rough trail
5: N39 49.066 W106 18.189 — 2.0 miles : Steady, steep climb continues
6: N39 48.766 W106 18.144 — 2.4 miles : Cross creek, grade eases
7: N39 48.573 W106 17.993 — 2.7 miles : Gore Range Trail junction
8: N39 48.540 W106 18.164 — 2.9 miles : Surprise Lake
9: N39 48.497 W106 18.327 — 3.05 miles : Moderate travel in past Surprise Lake
10: N39 48.557 W106 18.722 — 3.45 miles : Upper Cataract Trail junction
11: N39 48.339 W106 19.128 — 4.0 miles : Mild grades in healthy, tranquil forest
12: N39 48.168 W106 19.501 — 4.5 miles : Shifting course on SW heading
13: N39 47.821 W106 19.920 — 5.15 miles : Edge of expansive talus field
14: N39 47.775 W106 19.988 — 5.35 miles : Upper Cataract Lake Trail split
15: N39 47.703 W106 20.040 — 5.45 miles : Upper Cataract Lake
16: N39 47.773 W106 20.040 — 5.45 miles from trailhead : Split for Cat Lake