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Photo Essay: Rogers Peak Lake and Heart Lake, James Peak Wilderness, Colorado

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Rogers Peak Lake and Heart Lake are located 4.05 miles and 4.35 miles, respectively, from the East Portal Trailhead in the James Peak Wilderness. They occupy adjacent terraces in a large alpine basin just below the Continental Divide. The trail follows South Boulder Creek to its headwaters at Rogers Peak Lake, then continues through treeline to Heart Lake.

Here’s my photo essay from my hike on August12, 2020