Altrude Lakes Snow Shoeing

April 9th 2021

Altrude Lakes is accessed from the north side of the Great Divide Parking on Hwy 93 south. There are five lakes and a frozen waterfall. A lot of snow is needed to get down the waterfall, so later in the season is the best time to try. We had fresh snow over frozen crust. The sun had done some damage but not enough to turn us back. We entered the waterfall from the left but you may be able to go higher right and come down through some marshmellow rocks. At Vista lake head right up through the trees to gain enough height to skirt the top of the canyon. Drop down back to the first lake to make a loop.

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