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Trail: Linkins Lake #1979
Region: Independence Pass area
Difficulty: moderate
Description: From the parking area, the trail begins to the left (west) of the Roaring Fork River. This is the trailhead for the Lost Man Trail also. In 200 yards the trail forks, take the left to Linkins Lake (the right goes to Lost Man). The trail ascends steeply to a glacial cirque containing the lake. There are magnificent views of the Continental Divide.
Directions: From Aspen, drive 18.5 miles east on Hwy 82 to parking lot on left side (north side) before last switchback at top of Independence Pass.
Map: USGS Mt. Champion


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