Homebound Into the Gulch
Herman Gulch Trail #98
State: CO
Region: Just West of Silver Plume
Distance: 7.5 miles (round-trip)
Min Elevation: 10,290 feet
Max Elevation: 12,015 feet
Acc. Elev. Gain: 2,260 feet
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Trailhead
Trailhead
An Easy Start
An Easy Start
Trail Junction
Trail Junction
A Few Aspens
A Few Aspens
And then it gets steep.
And then it gets steep.
Out of the woods and leveling off
Out of the woods and leveling off


The Rock Slide
The Rock Slide

Jones Pass Trail Junction
Jones Pass Trail Junction

Herman Lake?  Hopefully not.
Herman Lake? Hopefully not.
Approaching Herman Lake
Approaching Herman Lake
End of the Trail
End of the Trail
Herman Lake #1
Herman Lake #1
Herman Lake #2
Herman Lake #2
Nearby Pools
Nearby Pools
Self photo, now with goatee!
Self photo, now with goatee!
Turning Back
Turning Back
Another Nice Accent Rock
Another Nice Accent Rock
Homebound Into the Gulch
Homebound Into the Gulch
Directions To Trailhead:

Exit 218 off of I-70.