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Date Friday  7/12/2013
End Date Sunday  7/14/2013
Group Denver
Event Title Holy Cross Wilderness, 3-Day Easy Backpack Lonesome and Isolation Lakes Backpack
Start Time 7:00 AM
Status Complete
Leader Dave Callais
Member Price Free
Available Participants 3
Type Trip
Trip Type Backpack
Pace Casual
Classification Easy 
Trail Mileage 13
Elevation Gain 2500
Driving Distance 252


Meet at the Wooly Mammoth P&R in (Section HH) of the parking lot.

For more info Contact

For further information about this easy backpack or to get on to the trip, please contact the leader at: or at: 303-237-3726. No calls after 9:00 PM please!


    This easy backpack begins by climbing gradually south following the East Fork of Homestake Creek to a large valley above Homestake Reservoir. The plan is to hike approximately 3.3 miles to a location where a base camp will be made up in the valley. Then, from this location, the group will have many opportunities to day hike up to Lonesome Lake or hike over to Isolation Lakes or climb the ridge separating four different drainages or just fish in the lakes surrounding the area. The mileage and elevation gain are merely estimates for all three days, but can and most definitely will change depending on each individual person.


This easy backpack is a "REGISTER WITH LEADER ONLY" trip. If you're interested in this trip, contact the leader for additional details.
The topo needed for this trip is: Homestake Reservoir.