The hike: The hike in was very tough. All the
elevation gain is right at the start. Switchback after
switchback after switchback to get up on a shelf. Once
up the area is easy to deal with. We moved camp twice
and ended up coming out early due to the lack of fish.
The fishing: The only lake with fish is Ruybaltd.
Make note of this and only go to the other lakes if you are
curious about what the look like. There are no fish in
them. We did catch some fish in the stream
coming out of the upper areas and feeding some of the
The weather: A great trip all
around. The weather was nice. Rained on us a few
times but that is to be expected in the high country of CO.