Sky Pond, Rocky Mountain National Park

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  • Sky Pond is 4.9 mi/7.9 km from the Glacier Gorge trailhead with an elevation gain of 1650 ft/503 m. The trail passes by Alberta Falls and the Loch before climbing up Timberline Line to reach the Lake ...  more »
  • This is a great hike. Lots of people mistake lake of glass for sky pond. You need to go up the Falls and hike past lake of glass to get to sky pond. It’s incredible!  more »
  • Hiking here is about 9-10 miles round trip. It is not for the faint of heart. The hike starts getting really tough just before Timberline Falls and getting to Sky Pond requires scaling the steep side ...  more »
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  • One of my favorite homes of all time. Gets progressively more difficult, from hiking across frozen lakes and until you are scrambling up the side of a frozen waterfall. Bring traction in the winter.
  • To journey to Sky Pond is not easy, but it is oh so rewarding. Expect to scramble and climb up wet rocks near the end. It's definitely an added element of difficulty you won't encounter on most other hikes. The payoff is worth it though. Walk around the lake as much as possible to take in different viewpoints.
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