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Ypsilon Lake - RMNP

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Ypsilon Lake - RMNP
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From Steve Schweitzer's A Fly Fishing Guide To Rocky Mountain National Park,

Like many lakes above 10,000 feet, Ypsilon Lake is an on/off proposition. Don't be disappointed if you arrive at the lake to see no fish cruising. These are finicky fish that expect the right conditions. The lake sites in a bowl which is benefactor of anabatic winds, so during the heat of the ... Log in for additional details...

Getting there:

US-34 to Old Fall River Rd to Lawn Lake Trailhead. Lawn Lake Trail to Ypsilon Lake Trail. The trail to Ypsilon Lake is consistently steep throughout, letting up when you reach barren Chipmunk Lake. The reward is one of the msot serene and aromatic hikes through a picturesque stand of tall pines. It's one of the best places in the Park to truly hear silence. Unfortunately, the trees won't be around lone as many are plagued by the pine beetle.

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Ypsilon Lake - RMNP Stocking 2017 to 2019
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Lake Class: 3