Hike the Continental Divide and climb a 13,294' summit in an out-and-back hike with great views. Soak in the beauty of James Peak Wilderness as you make your way to Heart Lake via Rogers Pass Trail. On the way down I met a man who is hiking the Continental Divide (starting June 8 in Canada). Photo Credit: Breanna Sneeringer, OutThere Colorado. James Peak from Rogers Pass Trailhead. This is a difficult out and back trail to James Peak in Arapaho National Forest. supranihilest. It is situated in Boulder, Gilpin and Clear Creek Counties of Colorado and is part of both the Roosevelt and Arapaho National Forests. James Peak via Kingston Peak Spur. 7. It is located on the east side of the Continental Divide, between Beuthold Pass to the south and Rollins Pass to the north. He was almost out of water, having not found the last two springs he was looking for. No issues finding the route up the peak, no snow patches to navigate through. Forest Lakes. The 9.1-mile out-and-back trail, which is rated as hard, rewards hikers with incredible views. Skin up James Peak. Climbed James Peak twice this day - before and after the peaks to the south. Those that summit James Peak and return directly via the South Boulder Creek Trail will have a 13.5 mile day. This trail goes by Saint Mary's Lake, Saint Mary's Glacier, and St. Mary's Glacier. Nestled inside of the James Peak Protection Area, Rogers Pass is a multi-use trail that is famous for its abundance of wildflowers and staggeringly beautiful views. But there are no bailouts (besides turning around) once on the CDT headed to Rollins Pass (aka Corona Pass). DIFFICULT 10.5 mi. The views from both the top of Rogers Pass and James Peak are fantastic, looking down the Continental Divide. The James Peak Wilderness Area was designated in 2001, and comprises 14,000 acres. Daytona500. Find out more information below on Rogers Pass and what a visit here can add to your vacation experience.. A Dynamic Setting for Hiking and More DIFFICULT 8.6 mi. A gradual climb on easy trail from the trailhead to Rogers Pass, which is a low point on a wide pass variously known as Corona Pass, Rollins Pass, and Rogers Pass. ... James Peak via Continental Divide. Forest Lakes. Heart Lake via South Boulder Creek. 5. Lower Crater Lake South via Rogers Pass Trail and Crater Lakes Trail. A run that goes directly from Rogers Pass to Rollins Pass, skipping the trip to James Peak, will measure 16 miles. A Deeper Look. DISTANCES ARE ONE-WAY. thill. 6. 3. Length: James Peak Lake Trailhead (TH) to James Peak Lake - 1.1 miles; to Little Echo Lake - 0.9 miles; to Rogers Pass - 5 miles. Colin83. DIFFICULT 8.1 mi. One amazing option is the James Peak Wilderness. Berthoud Pass to St Marry’s Glacier Ridge Run Take 2. … This is a hike in three sections: 1. 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