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Diamond Lake Hike (2021.07.21)

Fourth of July Trailhead (12)

Fourth of July Trailhead

The Diamond Lake Trail位在Indian Peaks Wilderness範圍內,登山口是由Arapaho Pass Trail進入,Arapaho Pass Trail的登山口在靠近小鎮NederlandFourth of July Trailhead,該步道走過多次,今天帶老婆、女兒再度前往,老婆僅走半程,我和女兒走完全程。

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攀登湖泊Diamond Lake,海拔10,958/3,340公尺

登山口Fourth of July Trailhead,海拔9,974/3,040公尺

登山里程:往返5.72/9.2公里

總爬升高度1,457/444公尺

登山時間:上下山費時4小時40分鐘

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行車資訊:

Boulder開車沿CO 119 (Boulder Canyon Road)西南行往Nederland,車抵Nederland後左轉往南沿CO 119(CO 72Peak To Peak )0.5哩右轉,沿County Road 130往小鎮Eldora,過Eldora後再走約5哩多的石子路,路盡頭即為Fourth of July Trailhead,備有停車場,座標N39.99506° W105.63435°,海拔9,931/3,027公尺。

步程簡述:

08:30 登山口(Fourth of July Trailhead)出發;

Fourth of July Trailhead (14)

Fourth of July Trailhead (15)

Fourth of July Trailhead (6)

Fourth of July Trailhead 

 

此登山口是因Arapaho Pass Trail上頭有一舊礦場“Fourth of July Mine”因而命名。

Fourth of July Trailhead

Fourth of July Trailhead

Diamond Lake Hike (2)

Diamond Lake Hike 

08:53 通過Indian Peaks Wilderness Backcountry 告示牌,座標N39.99890° W105.63727°,海拔10,259/3,127公尺,距登山口0.4/650公尺;

Indian Peaks Wilderness Backcountry sign

Indian Peaks Wilderness Backcountry sign

 

再行不久步道成“之”字形在杉林中盤升,穿出杉林後步道轉為平緩狹小,但視野寬闊可遠眺西南方向群山;

Mountain view from Arapahoe Pass Trail (14)

Mountain view from Arapahoe Pass Trail 

 

Diamond Lake出水口形成一串數百呎的垂瀑,懸掛在對面山谷上;

Overlooking a waterfall that Diamond Lake’s outlet (3)

Overlooking a waterfall that Diamond Lake’s outlet 

 

步道兩旁野花盛開。

Mountain death camas (1)

Mountain death camas 

Monkshood flower (12)

Monkshood flower (9)

Monkshood flower 

Indian Paintbrush flowers (4)

Indian Paintbrush flowers 

fireweed flower (15)

fireweed flower (3)

fireweed flower 

Early larkspur (6)

Early larkspur 

 

09:16 經過一小溪澗,座標N40.00234° W105.64115°,海拔10,551/3,216公尺,距登山口0.87/1.4公里。

Waterfall stream on the Arapaho Pass trail (1)

Waterfall stream on the Arapaho Pass trail 

Mountain view from Arapahoe Pass Trail (10)

Mountain view from Arapahoe Pass Trail 

11:23 過一處大溪澗,水量大、踩著墊腳石小心通過,座標N40.00325° W105.64373°,海拔10,617/3,236公尺,距登山口1.06/1.7公里。

Waterfall stream on the Arapaho Pass trail (2)

Waterfall stream on the Arapaho Pass trail 

Mountain view from Arapahoe Pass Trail (8)

Mountain view from Arapahoe Pass Trail 

Shooting Star Flowers

Shooting Star Flowers

09:37 抵達Arapaho Pass TrailDiamond Lake Trail岔路,座標N40.00414° W105.64641°,海拔10,712/3,265公尺,距登山口1.24/2公里;

Diamond Lake & Arapahoe Pass Trail junction

Diamond Lake & Arapahoe Pass Trail junction

 

右岔續行為Arapaho Pass Trail,取左岔Diamond Lake Trail下行。

White Bog Orchid (9)

White Bog Orchid (4)

White Bog Orchid 

Wildflowers blooming along the trail

Wildflowers blooming along the trail

Diamond Lake Hike (3)

Diamond Lake Hike 

10:02 下抵North Fork Middle Boulder Creek,此處右上方有一處大流瀑,先往瀑布處休息賞瀑,座標N40.00341° W105.65413°,海拔約10,607/3,233公尺,距登山口1.86/3.0公里。

Waterfalls in the north fork of Middle Boulder Creek (2)

Waterfalls in the north fork of Middle Boulder Creek (3)

Waterfalls in the north fork of Middle Boulder Creek (16)

Waterfalls in the north fork of Middle Boulder Creek (4)

Perry Primrose (4)

Perry Primrose 

Waterfalls in the north fork of Middle Boulder Creek (7)

Waterfalls in the north fork of Middle Boulder Creek (21)

Waterfalls in the north fork of Middle Boulder Creek (25)

Waterfalls in the north fork of Middle Boulder Creek (27)

Waterfalls in the north fork of Middle Boulder Creek (28)

Waterfalls in the north fork of Middle Boulder Creek (31)

Waterfalls in the north fork of Middle Boulder Creek (33)

Waterfalls in the north fork of Middle Boulder Creek (42)

Waterfalls in the north fork of Middle Boulder Creek 

10:24 續往Diamond Lake,先經過North Fork Middle Boulder Creek小河上架設的兩根大原木便橋後開始往東南緩坡爬升。

The log bridge  across the North Fork Middle Boulder Creek

The log bridge  across the North Fork Middle Boulder Creek

10:31 又過一架有原木便橋的小溪澗,座標N40.00181° W105.65239°,海拔10,581/3,225公尺,距登山口2.05/3.3公里;過此小溪澗後步道開始在森林中盤旋爬升。

10:59 抵達Diamond Lake前大草原,座標N39.99540° W105.64852°,海拔10,932/3,332公尺,距登山口2.73/4.4公里;

A large meadow Before Diamond Lake (2)

A large meadow Before Diamond Lake

A large meadow Before Diamond Lake

 

大草原野花盛開。

Elephant Head Flower (4)

Elephant Head Flower (5)

Elephant Head Flower

Blue Columbine (8)

Blue Columbine (4)

Blue Columbine

11:01 抵達Diamond LakeDiamond Lake TrailDevil’s Thumb Trail岔路,座標N39.99499° W105.64828°,海拔10,935/3,333公尺,距登山口2.77/4.45公里;

Devils Thumb Trail junction

Devils Thumb Trail junction

 

左往Diamond Lake TrailDevil’s Thumb Trail,取右往Diamond Lake

11:03 抵達Diamond Lake,座標N39.99418° W105.64881°,海拔10,942/3,335公尺,距登山口2.8/4.5公里。

Diamond Lake (1)

Diamond Lake (7)

Diamond Lake (20)

Diamond Lake (23)

Diamond Lake (27)

Diamond Lake (30)

Diamond Lake (32)

Diamond Lake (35)

Diamond Lake 

11:25 下山。

13:10 返抵登山口。

 

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